I like this as a general guide to novel structure. However many resources I've read warn against getting too locked into a single script or pattern like this. Sometimes you need to save the climax for the last two pages, and sometimes you need the action to start on the first page (and fill in 'setup' stuff later).

I like this as a general guide to novel structure. However many resources I've read warn against getting too locked into a single script or pattern like this. Sometimes you need to save the climax for the last two pages, and sometimes you need the action to start on the first page (and fill in 'setup' stuff later).

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Prewriting Strategies... lots of writing processes summed up. http://www.janetcampbell.ca/

Prewriting Strategies... lots of writing processes summed up. http://www.janetcampbell.ca/

It's impossible to figure out how to outline any one aspect of your story in isolation. Instead, learn 3 ways to "bob and weave" from one to the next.

It's impossible to figure out how to outline any one aspect of your story in isolation. Instead, learn 3 ways to "bob and weave" from one to the next.

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7 Ways To Write  Plot Outline | Great tips on building your plot, and just in time for NaNoWriMo!

7 Ways To Write Plot Outline | Great tips on building your plot, and just in time for NaNoWriMo!

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Romance Planning Beat Sheet http://jamigold.com/2012/11/write-romance-get-your-beat-sheet-here/

Romance Planning Beat Sheet http://jamigold.com/2012/11/write-romance-get-your-beat-sheet-here/

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Handy plot detailing explained, if that's your style of writing (as opposed to winging it, as I have a tendency to prefer).

Handy plot detailing explained, if that's your style of writing (as opposed to winging it, as I have a tendency to prefer).

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