Planning for NaNoWriMo could be the key to actually finishing with a serviceable first draft. Outlining ahead of time is one of the best ways to do that.
Should you outline your novel before the first draft? And, if you do, how much is the right amount for you? Get ready for NaNoWriMo with this new series!
Source: How to Outline for NaNoWriMo: Should You Outline Your Novel? – Helping Writers Become Authors