8 Tips on Planning Your Novel

8-TIPS-PLAN-YOUR-NOVELThis post is a table of contents for the 8 tips on planning your novel, so you can write it during NaNoWriMo, or another time.

#1: Your elevator pitch

Plan Your Novel, Tip #1 ELEVATOR Pitch

#2: Crafting your story synopsis

Plan Your Novel Tip #2 Write Your Story SYNOPSIS

#3: Preparing your characters

Plan Your Novel Tip #3: Develop Your CHARACTERS

#4: On world building

Plan Your Novel Tip #4 Build Your Story World

#5: Plot and story building tips

Plan Your Novel Tip #5 Brainstorm Your PLOT and Story

#6: A unique way to develop conflict in your story for pantsers

Plan Your Novel Tip #6 Discover Your Characters' Worst FEARS

#7: A simple tool to design your plot called “Problem-Solution”

Plan Your Novel Tip #7 Design Your Plot using the PROBLEM-SOLUTION TOOL

#8: 3 Fun Videos on Preparing for NaNoWriMo

3 Fun Videos on Preparing for NaNoWriMo by Ezra Barany


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Plan Your Novel 30-Day Writing Challenge, starts October 1st

If you’d like hands-on support to plan your novel for Nanowrimo with your peers and with experienced instructors — Beth and Ezra Barany, then join us for our next course starting October 1st: 30-Day Writing Challenge to Plan Your Novel.

All the details for the course here.

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Beth and Ezra Barany

Happily married for over 17 years, Beth and Ezra Barany help authors reach their dreams.

Beth Barany, an award-winning novelist and certified Creativity Coach for Writers, runs Barany Consulting, a coaching and consulting firm dedicated to helping novelists write, publish, and market their books. She’s the author of the award-winning young adult fantasy series, Henrietta The Dragon Slayer, and the paranormal/supernatural sweet romance collection, Touchstone Series.

Ezra Barany, an award-winning novelist and the bestselling author of The Torah Codes series, is also a teacher and mentor.

Together they help authors get their books out into the world.

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