NaNoWriMo: Prep Write-In

Like most writers I collect links to worksheets and advice about plotting, novel writing, character development and the like. Some of them I’ve utilized in previous post on here and on my own blog, but I thought since I was compiling a list specifically to bring to our NaNoWriMo Prep Write-In, I’d post it here too.

Links to Worksheets Presented at Barnes and Noble 10.18.2014 and PICR 10.18.2014

http://iconoclasticwriter.com/

Novel Writing Plot and Project Developmental Worksheet and Guide
Traditional Fiction Writing Plot Development Storyboard
Novel Storyboard Worksheet
Chapter Storyboard Worksheet

http://www.pixartouchbook.com/blog/2011/5/15/pixar-story-rules-one-version.html

22 Rules for Storytelling compiled by Emma Coats

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Thirty-Six_Dramatic_Situations

The 36 Dramatic Situations is a descriptive list which was created by Georges Polti

http://writeworld.tumblr.com/toolbox

http://writeworld.tumblr.com/private/25820712610/tumblr_m65fteEqCU1rnl2v3

http://www.epiguide.com/ep101/writing/charchart.html

 

Websites Recommeneded

Reviews of Writing Software
http://www.novel-writing-help.com/novel-writing-software.html
http://www.thewritingsoftware.com/archive/
http://mac.appstorm.net/roundups/productivity-roundups/30-truly-useful-mac-apps-for-professional-writers/
I’m biased, I use Storymill. I also own Contour and Montage.

How-To, Book Recommendations, Lists and Advice—On Writing
http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/01/09/best-books-on-writing-reading/
http://thewritelife.com/100-best-websites-for-writers-2014/
http://www.caroclarke.com/fourfaults.html
http://www.writersdigest.com/whats-new/4-ways-to-improve-plotclimax-in-your-writing
http://www.thecreativepenn.com/writing/
http://thesavvyauthorpreneur.wordpress.com/2012/05/24/planning-for-a-successful-novel/
http://www.fictionfactor.com/guests/dialoguebasics.html
http://nailyournovel.wordpress.com/2012/10/07/how-to-outline-your-story-for-national-novel-writing-month-checklist/
http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2014/10/15/shut-up-and-write-or-i-really-want-to-be-a-writer-but/
(caution-prolific profanity-it has a life of its own)
http://www.amazon.com/The-Writers-Guide-Psychology-Psychological/dp/1884995683

Random Generators
http://nine.frenchboys.net/index.php
(wow, that sound pornographic but it’s just people and place name generators)
Story and Idea Generators
http://www.plot-generator.org.uk/

Dictionaries/Thesaurus/Word Generators
http://www.wordhippo.com/
http://www.worldwidewords.org/index.htm
http://www.panlexicon.com
https://www.wordnik.com/
http://www.ironicsans.com/thsrs/

This is the website I mentioned at today’s meeting about keeping a diary/journal.

http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/09/04/famous-writers-on-keeping-a-diary/

About showing up and writing

http://www.copyblogger.com/show-up-and-write/

 

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