Creating Story Beats

Posted On Oct 17 2013 by

Welcome to Day 7 of NaNoPlotMo. By now you should have a list of characters and goals assigned to each one. You may have done this with a spreadsheet or table in Word. You can continue to do so, but it may be easier to switch over to index cards. Here’s why: we’re going to create at least three story beats for every goal. Each index card will contain one beat. Eventually, we’ll lay out all those story beats in some kind of order. You’ll do a lot of moving around of your story beats. You can do this on …