In this post, we’ve included a simple first draft checklist to help you write your book.
This worksheet will help you with that. You can follow this link to help you fill it out. (I have included a summary of this post below.)
- Who is your protagonist and antagonist?
- Can you tell your story in three lines?
- Have you figured out your inciting moment?
- Have you identified your first, second and third surprises?
- Do you have your sub-plots in place?
Read these posts and then fill in the checklist.
First Draft Checklist For Novelists
Print the first draft checklist out, fill it in, and stick it to your wall.
by Mia Botha
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