Soooo…hi? Sorry to leave you guys hanging for so long, but, alas, holidays and so forth. Now we’re getting into the really meaty outlines, meant for people who like to know exactly where their story is going and what is
Last week we discussed basic outlines, really more of a way to explore backstory and get a feel of your world and characters than a “true” plot-based outline. This week, we’ll get into more plot-focused outlining methods. Again, I’ll include
Hooray! Happy day! My space dinosaur story is done! Well, the first draft is. It will need some work, like most first drafts do. But structurally it’s in pretty good shape, which is frankly a miracle because pacing is not
All right, squiders! (Oh no, they’ve changed the blog interface and now I have to figure out where everything is again, argh.) Today we’re going to look at some basic forms of outlining (with examples) to give you an idea
Good morning, squiders! Happy Thursday! Today I have a guest post about writing process for you from Francesca G. Varela, who is currently doing a virtual tour for her science fiction book, The Seas of Distant Stars. Literary Science-Fiction Date Published:
Happy Tuesday, squiders! It is freezing in my house and I can’t find–oh, here they are. Never mind. We’re continuing to talk about outlining today, tackling why you might want–or need–to have an outline. What’s the point of an outline?