This is a .doc of a time analysis worksheet as mentioned in my blog.
This is a .doc of a one-sheet basic story/outliner worksheet that I made for myself. You may modify it as you choose.
This is a .pdf of the outliner worksheet described above.
This is a pdf character worksheet that lists the background, physical, emotional and conflict characteristics.
This is the .doc version of the .pdf described above.
This is a .doc of a scene plotting worksheet. You may modify it as needed.
This is a .pdf of the file described above.
This is a .doc of a four per page NaNoWriMo word count calendar based on 1700 per day. (For a bit of safety padding.)
This is a .pdf of above.
This .pdf is a NaNoWriMo progress tracker in color. I received this one from a fellow ML in 2005 and updated it this year. It does NOT have padding.
This is a pdf of a modified tracking sheet I picked up in 2004. I would give credit to the original poster but I don't have that info.
This is a .doc of a preparation sheet/outliner that includes some basic plot questions, some characterization cards, some writing suggestions and a scene plotting worksheet. You may modify it as you like.
This is a .pdf of the file descibed above.
This is a .doc of a one page instruction sheet that goes with the prep packet above.
This is a .pdf version of the file described above.
This is a .pdf of a 10-scene throughline/main plot outliner. It is based on a cross between the 10-scene plot by James V. Smith and the 12-beat script format. Use and modify as you will.
This is a .pdf of a joke chinese take-out box you may print and cut out. Draw your inner critic on a piece of paper and shove him/her into the box to keep them from slowing you down during NaNoWriMo. You will need to release your critic for the rewrite but nothing good ever came of an inner critic hovering over your shoulder during the rough draft.
This is a .doc version of a blanked out Bulwer-Lytton opening paragraph to use at NaNoWriMo events.
This is my review sheet based on courses I have taken, experience and the editing books listed in my reviews. The blank boxes that appear before the headings may be used as checkboxes. You may modify these as you see fit.
This is the pdf version of the above file.
This is a scene card I developed based on a scene card described by James V. Smith in his book "The Writer's Little Helper" © 2006. It may be used in conjunction with the Editing Review Sheet above.
This is the pdf version of the file above.
This is the version you can use for printing to 4 X 6 cards if your printer can print to that size. (I use a Brother HL-5370DW.)
This file describes some common character problems and how to deal with them. This table is based on and expanded from "Beginnings, Middles and Ends" by Nancy Kress © 1993 and "Creating Short Fiction" by Damon Knight © 1985.
This file is the pdf version of the file above.
This file descibes some common plot problems and how to deal with them. This table is based on and expanded from "Creating Short Fiction" by Damon Knight ©1985.
This is the pdf version of the file above.
This file describes how to evaluate your pacing. It is based on the Reading Ease Index concept by James V. Smith in his book "The Writer’s Little Helper" ©2006.
This is the pdf version of the file above.
This is a .doc file that helps you analyze why you fail to write when you plan to. It is based on questions I developed in our critique group at A Ream of Writers (see link page for url). These questions came out of a discussion of Chapter 14 in Kelly L. Stone’s book "Time to Write" © 2008.
This is an xls spreadsheet mock-up that you can use to track submissions. Feel free to use and modify it. Note the examples are older (2004) because I made this up a long time ago. However, a friend requested I repost it so here it is!
This .jpg is the larger version of the one in the blog entry "Goal Achievement: The Nibbled to Death by Ducks Methodology."
This .doc is a table that lists examples of Minimum Effective Actions for writers. Please see the blog entry entitled "Goal Achievement: The Nibbled to Death by Ducks Methodology" for further explanation.
This .pdf is the larger version of the one in the blog entry "Goal Achievement: The Nibbled to Death by Ducks Methodology."
This is the .mm file for the above file.
This link is to one of my favorite Excel word trackers this 2013 season. It is by Svenja.
This link is to truckpoetry's writing spreadsheets. Always great stuff!
This is the link for my favorite piece of writing software.
This link is an article by Holly Lisle on how to edit a manucript in one pass. Worth a look!
This pdf contains screenplay structure, vocabulary, formatting, outlines and character sketches and a final editing checklist.
This .doc is a Script Frenzy page count calendar.