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Free Writing Template | 30 Chapter Outline

This is a text version of the 30-chapter outline originally presented in this article. Since not everyone uses Scrivener, I thought I’d make the text available to the masses by blogging the outline here. Enjoy! Now write something amazing! Special thanks goes to Instagram user writerlydosageofinspiration—an effort by Lelia Strong at The …

Free Writing Template | Character Bio

Since not everyone uses Scrivener, I thought I’d make the text available to the masses by blogging the template here. This is a text version of the character sketch/bio worksheet, the result of crawling the internet and tweaking different versions. This one has everything. Note: You don’t have to fill out each line …

Free Scrivener Template | 30 Chapter Novel Format

Know the rules before you break them! Created with Scrivener 2.6 Mac Template Version 1.2 Thanks to the assistance of Instagram user writerlydosageofinspiration—an effort by Lelia Strong at The Writer’s Block—the 30 Days/30 Chapters pages, as found somewhere in the NaNoWiMo forums, I was able to get my hands on …

Word Count | What 1 Year of Writing Means

I’m a visual person. Sometimes I need to see a complex idea before I can fully understand it. Believe it or not, word count always seemed daunting to me, and I’m smart. What I mean is, I could never figure it out how long it should or could take to write something the size …