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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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Beginner's Novel Writing Tips by The Novel Factory: Why You Need To Set Up Your Novel Ending In Your Opening Scene

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Outline : Your story’s Beat Sheet

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

How to Write a Plot Outline: Infographic

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

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Building A Story - Creative Writing Outline

Directions: Use the boxes below to help you come up with details for an interesting story. Use the "Story Ideas" sheet to create an outline for your writing.

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This NaNoWriMo outline is your 30-day cheatsheet!  The research for these scenes is based on the common structural elements of Harry Potter, Twilight, and The Hunger Games.

#NaNoWriMo Outline: Your 30-Day Cheatsheet

This NaNoWriMo outline is your 30-day cheatsheet! The research for these scenes is based on the common structural elements of Harry Potter, Twilight, and The Hunger Games.

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