Since I'm a plotter, I used OneNote. I created a Notebook with several tabs. The first tab was named, Plotting. I added several pages for character guides, GMC chart, Romance Journey, and Plot Points. Additionally, I typed up a numbered list of what order to fill the pages out.
In addition to Plotting, I created tabs for Business, Research, Scene List, and Revising.
This template made my writing life a whole lot easier!
Why? Having written instructions, an ordered way to tackle the project, and one place to keep all of my data frees my mind to focus on the book. I don't worry I'm forgetting anything. And I have every piece of information at my fingertips that I will need later.
I called this OneNote Notebook my Book Plotting Template. I use it whenever I write a new book. So easy!
Now that I'm facing new responsibilities with an actual editor (!!!), I created another section in the Business tab. It includes title lists, deadlines, and how-to-fill-out-the-Art-Sheet. I'm feeling much less stressed now that I've typed up instructions to myself.
What is your best tip for making your writing life easier?
Have a terrific day!