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Outlining Methods

One of my least favorite tasks when I'm getting ready to start editing is creating an outline. As much as I know they're useful and will help me create a better draft, they take time to create. The most important thing about an outline is that it is only a tool. Regardless of how or… Continue reading Outlining Methods

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The Revision Process

One of the biggest things I struggled with when I started taking writing seriously was the revision process. By nature and default, I write the story without a plan and let it go where it will. Coupling that with the fact that I'm constantly getting new ideas and I've taught myself to write a rough… Continue reading The Revision Process

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The Outline

Outlines are well known tools for writers. Many writers like to use them as a way to help discover and plan the story before they begin writing, while others look at the outline with some dismay. Regardless of how you view outlines, they are well-known for a reason. It's important to remember that an outline… Continue reading The Outline