There are several things you can do to fill up a notebook.
I want you to give me the thirty second elevator pitch that’s going to pique my interest and make me want to read your novel instead of the pile of unread books I have at home on my nightstand. If you stumbled through your answers to the questions above, I’d like to introduce you to our newest set of helpful Duolit tools.
Also, I own more than six colors of post-it notes…and a set that features a different notepad for each month…with corresponding post-it flags. « Download Detailed Plot Outline [PDF] » In between the highly detailed and the very basic, the Freytag model begins with the exposition (introduction of characters, establishing the scene), rising action (building scenes), climax (turning point), falling action (aftermath of the climax) and the resolution (tying up of loose ends). « Download Freytag Model [PDF] » Start with a choice between protagonist, antagonist, stock character, supporting character or the delightfully ambiguous “other” and you’re on your way.
This time I wanted to cover other types of questions that have sent people here. Unfortunately, doesn’t reveal who is a paying member and who is not.
Did you seriously just say something about toilet paper? In other words, the catalyst that makes your characters resolve their conflict. Are you clear on what the underlying conflict of your story line is? I know you’re giving away all your secrets, but you can share with me. Still unsure why you should take the time to fill these out? Writer’s Block: Despite the best efforts of the world’s leading doctors, a cure-all for Writer’s Block has yet to be found.