The second pinch point is the beginning of the collapse. Whatever you decide to do to ruin your hero’s plan, make it a powerful one.
Are your secondary characters lazy? Make them do their jobs
Scene planning worksheets will give you a simple framework to brainstorm your ideas so you will be ready when you actually have time to write.
Use this NaNoWriMo calendar in your preparation for this November. Use the daily word counts and matching plot points to keep your story on track