The Storyteller's Workbook: An Inspirational, Interactive Guide to the Craft of Novel Writing (Paperback)

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Happy NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)! If you're looking for a way to give your creativity a boost, check out The Storyteller's Workbook! This tiny volume packs everything you need to craft a successful outline or draft a novel. Full of character sheets, worldbuilding exercises, revision outlines, and even advice for writing an amazing pitch, synopsis, and query, this guide is the cheerleader you need to get your first draft through the finish line!

- Cindy

— From Storyteller's Workbook (Staff Pick)


Your companion to writing a novel from start to finish, with thoughtful prompts, calendars, and checklists to guide you along the way.

Wherever you are on your journey as a writer, The Storyteller’s Workbook is your one-stop shop for planning, writing, and pitching your novel. Find the space and freedom to create authentically with just enough structure and guidance to get you to the finish line. The workbook includes:

  • calendars to record daily word counts, set and track goals, or keep due dates in sight
  • progress coloring sheets to track milestones
  • a fluid and customizable outline
  • character development and world-building tools
  • revision and polishing checklists
  • prompts for creating a title
  • worksheets for crafting an effective pitch, synopsis, and query to assist in selling your novel
  • literary agent and query tracker
  • sticker sheets filled with writerly wit and wisdom
  • blank pages for brainstorming, sketching, or collecting research
  • a place to plan and save rewards to keep you motivated
    No more keeping track of multiple notebooks and digital files—now all your work is in one place. Stay organized and inspired while you explore the farthest reaches of your imagination. The Storyteller’s Workbook is designed to empower you to write the story only you can tell.
    We’re going on this adventure together. It’s time to pick up your pen.

    About the Author

    Adrienne Young is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Fable duology and the Sky in the Deep duology. She is a foodie with a deep love of history and travel and a shameless addiction to coffee. When she’s not writing, you can find her on her yoga mat, sipping wine over long dinners, or disappearing into her favorite art museums. She lives with her documentary filmmaker husband and their four little wildlings in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.
    Isabel Ibañez is an award-winning designer and the author of Woven in Moonlight, a finalist for the William C. Morris Award and Time’s 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time, Written in Starlight, and Together We Burn. Her designs have been sold in nationwide brands such as Anthropologie, Crate & Barrel, and Paper Source in the form of greeting cards, notepads, and journals.

    Product Details
    ISBN: 9780593539439
    ISBN-10: 0593539435
    Publisher: TarcherPerigee
    Publication Date: December 13th, 2022
    Pages: 224
    Language: English