Character biography. Now that you know who's who, here's a template for figuring out how they got to the situation in your novel. When it's time to write a flashback or refer to a past event, you'll breathe easier (and save yourself some edits) knowing you can look up the dates in this simple timeline.
Only you can answer those questions, but it helps to figure them out early. If you're going to write a novel in November, the time to plan is now. With that in mind, we've created a dozen note templates to help you collect and structure your thoughts in Evernote. Many of them include questions or prompts to get you started, but you can feel free to replace those with inventions of your own. Start filling them out today and they'll keep you anchored while you write your 30-day masterpiece.