Plotting Resources

Welcome Plotters!  Looking for articles on my outlining process?  Want to download my plotting templates?  You're in the right place!

Check out the links below:

Plotter's Manifesto

My little rant about why you should become a plotter.

The Pantry Method

A little advice on how to avoid feeling boxed in by the outlining process.

Plotting Templates

These are all the templates I use when I'm outlining a story.  I hope you find them helpful!  Just click to download.

For more info on how to use the above templates, check out the following pages:

Story Structure Series

My take on traditional story structure, which will clarify how to use the Outline template above.

Developing Characters

My take on creating great characters, which should clarify how to use the Character Sheet and Character Roles templates above.

Artistic Space

This series examines a fundamental concept that helps me grapple with the task of creating a complete story.

General Resources