You Don't Need A Plan To Write A Book. All You Need Is One Idea. Here's a process for writers who don't like to or don't know how to plan, but who still want to know how to write a book. Good for NaNoWriMo coming up.
This NaNoWriMo outline is your cheatsheet! The research for these scenes is based on the common structural elements of Harry Potter, Twilight, and The Hunger Games (not to mention The Hero's Journey).