How to Plan Your Novel Using the Three-Act Story Structure

Minna-san, konnichi wa! 

In this post, I want to discuss with you the importance of a three-act story structure and how best to break it down so as to not overwhelm you when writing your novel.

So, let’s move on to today’s post. Ikou!

How to Plan Your Novel Using the Three-Act Story Structure
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What are the Different Types of POV for Novels?

Minna-san, konnichi wa! 

In this post, I want to talk to you about the varying types of POVs that you should consider when deciding on one for your novel.

You may find that you have a particular POV that you’re more drawn to or you may need to experiment with different types of POVs before you find one right for you and your book. Or you may enjoy writing in multiple POVs.

Regardless of which POV you decide to choose for yourself, I hope this post helps you to think of what to consider when selecting your POVs.

With that being said, let’s move on to today’s post. Ikou! (Let’s go!)

What are the Different Types of POV for Novels?
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What are My Current Book Projects and Goals?

Minna-san, konnichi wa! 

In this post, I want to get a little personal and discuss my own WIPs. Some are what I am currently working on at the moment, and others are on the backburner while I work on my current book projects.

I’m also getting my main book project ready and in preparation for Camp NaNoWriMo, which is coming up in April. And I am working to finish the bulk of my research just to get a general feel for the location and time period that my novel is set in so that I can write about it with ease. However, I do plan on leaving notes or questions while writing and I will research them along the way.

I am also going through my character profiles and plot outline to make sure that everything makes sense, there are no inconsistencies, and there are as few plot holes as possible. I’m aiming for zero plot holes here, so we’ll see how that works out — the benefits of editing.

Now, like some writers — not all, I don’t always feel comfortable discussing my work. But I am trying to push myself out of my comfort zone, lest it would render my author platform useless if I choose to remain in comfortable silence over my WIPs.

So with that being said, let’s move on to today’s post.

What Are My Current Book Projects and Goals?
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