There are many types of developmental work authors find helpful as they write their manuscripts. As fall approaches (and perhaps you get excited about all the free writing time you'll have once the kids are back in their classrooms), here are some WRITER HOMEWORK SUGGESTIONS plus resource links you'll want to have at the ready.
1. Complete character worksheets for your main and secondary protagonists & antagonists.
2. Pinterest board your characters' look, key settings, etc.
|Here's an example from my novel|
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3. Build spreadsheets to refine timelines.
4. Hone your plot with beat sheets or other scene-breakdown resources
There are so many great articles and worksheets at your virtual fingertips. Begin the search for what you need at ADVENTURES IN YA PUBLISHING or WRITERS HELPING WRITERS.
Ready, set, go!