Friday, April 23, 2010

7 Writer's Tools: Worksheets & More

We all work differently, and different stories need different types and levels of planning for our novels. There's no right way and no wrong way, but sometimes it's good to mix things up.

If you aren't completely satisfied with your story planning process, check out some of the planning tools below.

Synopsis
http://www.lew-port.com/107220411101324183/lib/107220411101324183/_Files/synopsis_wksht.pdf
http://www.havefunteaching.com/worksheets/graphic-organizers/story-elements/story-elements-graphic-organizer.pdf
http://www.writingfix.com/PDFs/Writing_Tools/Same_Theme_Worksheet.pdf

Plot
http://www.writersdigest.com/upload/images/BIAM_Worksheets.pdf
http://www.docstoc.com/docs/8835958/5-Elements-of-the-Plot-Worksheet/
http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/lesson_images/lesson374/plot-tree.pdf

Character Development
http://www.pameladowd.com/Adobe/CharacterDevelopmentChart.PDF
http://anneolwin.com/images/design/free%20stuff/Character%20Development%20Worksheet.pdf
http://www.jennymeyerhoff.com/CharacterWorksheet.pdf
http://www.havefunteaching.com/worksheets/graphic-organizers/story-elements/major-minor-characters-graphic-organizer.pdf

Setting
http://www.the-writers-craft.com/support-files/setting.pdf

Scene
http://www.the-writers-craft.com/support-files/scene.pdf

Happy planning,

Martina

7 comments:

  1. Thanks for taking the time to share this with us.
    It's very useful.

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  2. This is great! Thanks for taking the time to compile this!

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  3. Goodness! Thank you very much!

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  4. Great list. Perhaps you'd like to add this to it: A free list of 44 traditional children's book publishers currently accepting submissions. No vanity/self-publishing companies: http://myperfectpitch.com/childrens-book-publishers-usa/

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