Story beats template. Adapted from the world of screenwriting, this popular method replaces the concept of acts with a set of milestones that commonly appear in many kinds of stories. Hitting these "beats" gives your story a rhythm while leaving the details open to your imagination.
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.