9 Surprising Reasons You Need 20 Characters to Start a Book If you think you have nothing to write about in your novel’s first chapter, think again: you have 20 people to introduce, and fast! Harry Potter and The Hunger Games each introduce 19 characters in their first chapter, and Twilight introduces a whopping 24.
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This NaNoWriMo outline is your 30-day cheatsheet! The research for these scenes is based on the common structural elements of Harry Potter, Twilight, and The Hunger Games.
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