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
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?
Good morning, squiders! Last week we started talking about the basics of outlining. We’ll finish that up today. What are the parts of an outline? Again, this varies wildly from author to author. A basic outline, the one most people
Okay, squiders! Let’s dig into outlines. What is an outline? In the most basic terms, an outline is a plan you make before you begin a story. You’re probably familiar with the form they teach you back in elementary school
So, my darling squiders, I have gone through my nonfiction book ideas, and there’s only ONE left for the series. Madness, I know. Thank you guys again for coming along with me on these book posts! After this one is
Hey, squiders, a question for all of you that have been following along with the writing around life posts: Would they be better with personal anecdotes? I’ve been in most, if not all, of the situations described in the book.
Here we run into the ultimate combination–work, school, and children. (This is also our last official post in the writing around life series. If you think I should add anything, or you have any comments, please let me know!) Now,
Like some of the previous combination sections, squiders, we’re going to divide this into work part-time/kids and work full-time/kids. We’re also going to assume you have childcare worked out, whether a family member is watching the children or they attend daycare. WARNING:
Good morning, squiders! Is it hot where you live? It’s hot here. Man, summer. Today we’re going to be looking at how to write around both school and older children. Like last week with the younger children section, this will
This post is going to be divided into part-time school/young kids and full-time school/young kids. In this case, young kids essentially means any child who is not also going to school full-time, so infants, toddlers, and pre-schoolers. This is a tough combo,