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Do you get stuck partway through planning and/or writing your novel, wondering whether you've taken the right direction or possibly just messed up the story? Do you end up abandoning half-finished books in frustration? The Novel Approach to Planning is the ultimate story blueprint that will help you capture and fully develop all your ideas, ready for writing (or revising) scene by scene, with ease.
The Novel Approach developmental framework is a comprehensive novel planning template that has been finetuned over the course of two decades by author and developmental editor Elle Carter Neal. Discover the fun and simplicity of filling in a timeline that breaks down both the character development and the important plot points that connect to related moments in the character arc. You'll understand the psychology of how a story fits together and you'll be able to choose and develop every scene knowing exactly what effect you want to achieve. You'll have a comprehensive overview at your fingertips, while also being able to hone in on one scene at a time.
The Novel Approach makes it a breeze to quickly capture detailed notes for future books giving you the confidence to pause those shiny new story ideas while you finish your WIP, knowing that your blueprint will refresh your memory when the time comes to start something new.