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.



Character Development



Happy planning,


About the Author

Martina Boone is the author of Compulsion and Persuasion, out now in the romantic Southern Gothic Heirs of Watson Island trilogy from Simon & Schuster, Simon Pulse. Illusion, the final book, will be out in October of 2016. Martina is also the founder of, a three-time Writer's Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers Site, and, a site dedicated to encouraging literacy and reader engagement through a celebration of series literature. She's on the Board of the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia and runs the program to distribute books to underfunded schools and libraries.


  1. My pleasure! Hope they are helpful.

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

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

  4. Goodness! Thank you very much!

  5. 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:


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