There’s nothing worse than stalling out halfway through. Except maybe spinning your wheels, trying to figure out how to get started. Although you don’t need a detailed outline to begin writing a novel, it can REALLY help to have an idea of where you’re going before you get too deep.
These 10 simple plot exercises will help you plan your novel if you’re just getting started or help you push forward if you find yourself stuck. They can also be valuable when you’re facing down a big revision. Want them delivered straight to your inbox? Sign up for any version of my newsletter and you will receive the free exercises right away! (Okay, sometimes it takes a minute or two.)