Download Quick Links
- YouTube Live Demo: Coming Up with Story Idea Big Enough for a Novel
- Episode 6: Settings and Worldbuilding: Your First Story World in Five Minutes
- Episode 5: Brainstorming With A Partner: The Wall & The Ball
- Episode 4: Brainstorming Worksheets and Demos
Download for the YouTube Live Writing Chat
Coming Up with a Story Idea Big Enough for a Novel
Holly’s Complete Worksheet Demo
Holly filled out the worksheets from one of her two demo artifacts. You can use her examples as one way to approach the questions you answer on your own. (Yes, smartass + puns is ONE way to build a novel idea)
Download for Episode 06: Settings and Worldbuilding
Your First Story World in Five Minutes
In this short demonstration workshop, you’ll a complete, effective story world in five minutes that will improve your story’s:
- types of conflict
- variety of characters
- potential for compelling events, As well as…
- your immersion as a writer
- your reader’s immersion
Downloads for Episode 05: The Story Brainstorming Workshop – Part Two
Download the brainstorming rules and guidelines:
Learn the “Wall and Ball” techniques for doing story brainstorming sessions with a partner, using the ideas you came up with on your Episode 4 story brainstorming worksheets (below) as your starting point.
Downloads for Episode 04: The Story Brainstorming Workshop – Part One
Download the blank worksheets:
Want help brainstorming story ideas? Listen to Episodes 4 & 5: Brainstorming Fiction, and work along with us as we build out brand new story ideas.
Holly’s and Rebecca’s Filled Out Paperwork:
Rebecca’s “live in the podcast” worksheets. Not completely filled out, because we were on the clock.
These are incompletely filled out because we were doing this live and running against a clock. Take the time to fill yours out completely.