How to Plot a Novel

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27-Step Tutorial:
How to Plot a Novel, Memoir, Screenplay?

Learn how to plot that novel, memoir, screenplay you’ve always wanted to write TODAY! From the comfort of your own home and tailored to your own individual schedule and at a pace that best facilitates your learning, How Do I Plot a Novel, Memoir, Screenplay? on-line video course demonstrates how to plot the action, emotion and meaning in all great stories. Follow 27 steps and 81 exercises how to plot a novel, and turn inspiration into a story. Each video guides you sequentially through each step in how to plot a novel and create a compelling story with a plot from beginning to end. Your stories and your writing will never be the same.

“When I began writing I searched for helpful craft books, writing courses, and thoughtful advice to help me grow. I found Martha Alderson’s plotting series this way, and now I tell all writers looking for exceptional guidance to check out her plotting series. Extremely helpful.” Kendall Ryan New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling romance author

When the dramatic action in a story
changes a character over time, 
a story becomes meaningful 

How Do I Plot a Novel, Memoir, Screenplay? is for any writer interested in learning how to create a plot and design for a novel, memoir, screenplay and transform your writing.

“This video series is amazing! I love looking at the story in these small chunks. I feel like I can actually do this. Thank you.” Beth Navarro

Are story ideas rolling around in your mind?
Do characters hound you to write their stories?
Wondering how to plot, organize, outline and map a novel?

How Do I Plot a Novel, Memoir, Screenplay? provides 7 hours of direct instruction and a total of 81 exercises to guide you step-by-step through writing the rough draft of a story with a plot from beginning to end.

  • Dramatic action plot (outer plot) 
  • Character emotional development plot (inner plot) 
  • Thematic significance (meaning)  

A homework packet is included.

For a preview of the program, feel free to watch the following:

Step #1: GOALS

“Thank you for your 27-Step Plotting Videos. It is really helping me plan my novel.” Wendy Ledger

“Finding this series very helpful and thought-provoking. My next memoir draft is going to be very interesting.” Andy Getch

It is very helpful getting me thinking about where my stories are going (since I get stuck in the middle).” William Strider


(NOTE: after you pay, you’ll receive an email with a link to a private page + password needed to view the video course. That email also has the link to the homework packet. Happy Plotting!)