Many novels follow a three act formula. Find out more about three act novels and how to use this common story structure.

Three Act Structure - Make your Novel Satisfying

Many novels follow a three act formula. Find out more about three act novels and how to use this common story structure.

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).

Your Book’s Inciting Event: It’s Not What You Think It Is | #writingtips #writingcraft #writing

Your Book’s Inciting Event: It’s Not What You Think It Is | #writingtips #writingcraft #writing

Les règles d'or pour construire une infographie de données (datavision) efficace SEVEN STEPS TO THE PERFECT STORY [Fun Infographic]

Les règles d'or pour construire une infographie de données (datavision) efficace SEVEN STEPS TO THE PERFECT STORY [Fun Infographic]

Writing Spreadsheet with sample scenes and word counts. I use this for everything I write!

The One Page Novel Plot Formula

Writing Spreadsheet with sample scenes and word counts. I use this for everything I write!

AMAZING freebie to use for story maps... Perfect for Kindergarten to sketch their plans before writing! :)

AMAZING freebie to use for story maps... Perfect for Kindergarten to sketch their plans before writing! :)

Michael Hauge Six Stage Plot Structure - How and Why Dramatica is Different from Six Other Story Paradigms - Story Theory - Dramatica

Michael Hauge Six Stage Plot Structure - How and Why Dramatica is Different from Six Other Story Paradigms - Story Theory - Dramatica

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).

This ones for older students and can push students to use several different kinds of prompts in their writing. I love that it is visually stimulating and therefore students are more likely to refer to it when writing in class. It shows that there are many ways to evaluate a text and starting with each prompt can change the tone and content of your paragraph/essay. This can be used anytime my students are asked to analyze/evaluate a text, story, video, etc.

Why You Should Never Trust Spell Check

This ones for older students and can push students to use several different kinds of prompts in their writing. I love that it is visually stimulating and therefore students are more likely to refer to it when writing in class. It shows that there are many ways to evaluate a text and starting with each prompt can change the tone and content of your paragraph/essay. This can be used anytime my students are asked to analyze/evaluate a text, story, video, etc.

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