Plan Your Novel: Design the Plot, An Online Workshop with Katelin Cummins

Plan Your Novel: Design the Plot, An Online Workshop with Katelin Cummins

Apr 21, 2023 | Academy, Latest

Outlining: some people love it, others avoid it entirely. Whatever your style, the tools provided in this workshop can help you design and understand your novel’s plot.

We’ll look not only at what happens in the story, but also why it happens, how it’s important to the main character, and make sure the events create narrative drive.

In this ninety-minute workshop, you will create a summary of your story, then build it out into the beginnings of a full outline using the “Inside Outline” tool. You will be invited to share about and discuss your stories in the group and receive coaching on your work.

This workshop uses steps twelve through fourteen of The Blueprint for a Book by Jennie Nash, founder of Author Accelerator. The complete Blueprint outlines fourteen steps to plan your novel from the inside out. You do not need to have completed the earlier Blueprint steps to attend this workshop and find it useful.

Wednesday, December 13, 2023
6:00 – 7:30 pm CDT

Legend Fiction members get a $25 discount! Press this link here to start your 30 day free trial, and get the coupon to save on this workshop!

Testimonials from Katelin’s previous workshop

“I came into this workshop filled with self-doubts about my novel. But Katelin’s guidance, encouraging feedback, and astute questions helped dispel my doubts and left me feeling greater confidence in the story I wanted to tell. I would recommend Katelin’s workshops to writers at any level.” – Thomas Salerno

“I’ve always had a hard time summarizing the point of my stories without going into a lot of detail. This workshop was helpful not only in getting to that core point, but also in sharing with others and seeing how different our stories are. Also, the day after I took this workshop, someone in my critique group asked what the main point of my story was. The timing could not have been better!” – Zephyr Thomas

About Katelin Cummins

Katelin Cummins is a fiction book coach certified through Author Accelerator. She offers manuscript evaluations and coaching services to help writers plan, write, revise, and finish their novels. Meet Katelin!

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Katelin Cummins

Hi, I’m Katelin, a Catholic Christian who loves stories, tabletop games, and being outdoors. My heart beats to help writers tell their best stories and achieve their writing goals. Visit my website

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