Story Structure Diagram

Here is a story structure diagram to help you visualize, plan, and plot your novel.

LEGENDActs, PeriodsEvents, Points



Although this is pretty standard for story structure, it is based primarily on a study of the book, Structuring Your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story, by K.M. Weiland. She also has an excellent blog called Helping Writers Become Better Authors where you can find a treasure trove of tips on writing.