Learn How to Structure Your Novel–in Five Minutes!

Today, I’m guest posting on LiveHacked, with a post titled “Learn How to Structure Your Novel—in Five Minutes!” Here’s an excerpt:

Structuring Your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story

Structuring Your Novel (affiliate link)

Does that title sound too good to be true? Well, it isn’t. No, seriously, if you read at the same pace as me (and, yes, I timed myself), then by the time you’ve finished reading this post, you’ll have learned how to structure your novel.

Who knew it was that simple, right? I didn’t. I resisted structure for years, until one day I got hit in the face with a simple explanation of it. Just like that—in five minutes—it changed my entire approach to writing (and, if we want to get melodramatic, my life).

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About K.M. Weiland | @KMWeiland

K.M. Weiland is the award-winning and internationally-published author of the acclaimed writing guides Outlining Your Novel, Structuring Your Novel, and Creating Character Arcs. A native of western Nebraska, she writes historical and fantasy novels and mentors authors on her award-winning website Helping Writers Become Authors.


  1. I stumbled across this old post (cross-linked from another post) only to find the link to the actual article had expired. I was wondering if you had a copy of the original and whether you would consider posting it here.

    • K.M. Weiland | @KMWeiland says

      Whoops. Looks like the other site changed its name. The link should be fixed now. Thanks for letting me know!

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