Having a great idea for a story isn't enough to get your novel across the finish line. You also need to know how to overcome the two biggest reasons that novelists fail: plotting problems and procrastination. This workbook gives you the tools to overcome these obstacles and get your novel written. This novel writing workbook is an essential resource for participants of NaNoWriMo.
This workbook combines elements of three-act structure, the Hero's Journey, and a romance arc that incorporates character growth to create an extremely flexible story blueprint that you can adapt to the story you want to tell. The blueprint is broken down into 30 steps, so you'll know exactly where your characters should be in their journey each day. Perfect for NaNoWriMo!
Take control of your life ten minutes at a time--that's the philosophy of Small Steps to Big Change, the blog about the power of kaizen to make life better.
This anthology will teach you:
- How Your Living Room Can Give You More Willpower
- The Emotional Foundations of Clutter
- Five Steps for Cultivating Self-Discipline
- Three Goal-Setting Mistakes You're Probably Making
...and much more!
Is your holiday to-do list overwhelming? Do you have mixed feelings about the winter holiday season?
The Kaizen Plan for Reducing Holiday Stress can help! Discover:
- Nine strategies for dealing with the source of your stress
- How to spend less and shop more efficiently
- How to resist overindulging in holiday treats
- Relieving stress with simple acupressure and other techniques
Writers are different. We don't always think in straight lines. We take leaps of logic, and we think metaphorically. Don't shoehorn your creative process into a system of organization designed for left-brain activities! This ebook will show you how to get organized while nurturing your unique writing process.
(Originally published as The Kaizen Plan for Organized Authors.)
How often do you make it through your daily to-do list?
Do you struggle to prioritize tasks?
Do you find yourself getting distracted and moving on to the next task before you've finished the previous one?
Maybe it's time to declutter your to-do list! This simple but practical approach to getting things done can help you take control of your day and be more productive.
No radical changes, no throwing away half the food in your cupboards, no sugar withdrawal!
Instead of punishing yourself with a restrictive diet plan, you can eat healthier by starting with the foods you already love and making small, simple adjustments toward a healthier diet.
Do you spend more time reading email than you'd like? Do you waste time looking for files on your hard drive? Do Facebook and Twitter take a bigger chunk out of your day than they should?
In this era of information overload, it's harder than ever to stay focused and productive when working on the computer. This short ebook will help you eliminate virtual clutter and streamline your time online.