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Little Changes

Yesterday didn’t quite go in the direction I wanted it to after I’d written the previous post. I struggled with trying to move my WIP forward and then I thought I got a little stir crazy, but I think it was my subconscious telling me to get out of the house and away from the distractions. 591 more words


Outlining: The Irresistible Novel

Chapter eleven of Gerke’s book, The Irresistible Novel, is a little different than the previous ten. Up to this point each chapter has focused on a principle of writing (like POV, setting, characters, etc.) but chapter eleven is centered more on the discipline of writing. 652 more words

Planning for Writing

As a person that suffers from chronic forgetting-everything-syndrome and also anxiety, I find myself making a lot of lists.  This habit pulls itself into every other aspect of my life, including my writing. 233 more words


murder by numbers; or, my struggle with outlining

Outlining and I don’t get along.

Teachers in high school are so pro-outlining that you expect they all belong to some secret outlining cult where they sacrifice stressed high school students and their stressfully written papers to the Higher God of Outlining. 932 more words


Do some outlining. Then outline some more...

I once more had to realise that when the writing is not going well, it might be because I haven’t figured out what I wanted to say, meaning that I probably need to do more outlining. 101 more words

Outlining And Outliners

Dr. WorkFlowy Dissects Stress and Anxiety

A post by Frank Degenaar, author of the book,“Do Way, Way More in WorkFlowy”.

My late grandmother, Florence, a sharp-minded French woman, had her own saying: … 969 more words

WorkFlowy Tips

Story Outlines

Ah, the dreaded outline–aka plot synopsis. An invaluable aid in organizing a story before commencing the actual manuscript, and a requirement in marketing any manuscript to potential agents or publishers … yet how many inexperienced writers panic or hit dead ends in creating one? 765 more words