Plans to help you organise your chapters and scenes. Refer to these plans when you write and keep your work focussed.
A simple plan to outline your chapters. Use this plan to list key scenes or incidents to work towards.
This plan is used to outline scenes. It contains some prompts to ensure your scene is moving the story forward.
These questions can help you get unstuck if you lose your focus in a chapter.
Tentpoles for chapters
It can help to have a few scenes to aim for in each chapter. Define 'Tentpoles' that hold up the story, like poles of a tent.
Disaster and Reaction scene structure
A method to structure scenes or story sequences, from ‘Techniques of the Selling Writer’.