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Five Simple Ways To Handle A Large Cast Of Characters

As writers, we’ve read and heard all about only using the exact number of characters we¬†really need, and for a standalone novel, that’s excellent advice. 1,686 more words


Reference Sheet: Toxic's Outline

Here is a reference sheet for anyone who likes doing point by point plot outlining.

It looks a little something like this:

And you can download the pdf format here: 71 more words


4 Tips for Writing to the Right Audience

Tailoring your writing to your desired audience is just the ticket to take your writing all the way. Right? Maybe not. Here is why …


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Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way To Success

Outlining. Ugh! I don’t know a single writer who likes outlining their work. I certainly don’t. In fact, I go to extremes just to get out of outlining altogether when I write. 303 more words

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Mapping Out Your Story

Everyone has different ways of mapping out their story. Some people plan ahead of time, and other’s just dive right into it and see where it takes them. 508 more words


Outlining, then Character Sheets

So today I made the mistake of trying to outline more of my story, and realized I couldn’t because there are still so many possible ways this story could go. 134 more words