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Outlining, again

Much as I hate “how to write” books that are not “Hi, I, an author you really like, will muse about how I go about things,” because I am actu­ally a point where I can’t progress with­out out­lin­ing I reluc­tantly picked up a book about out­lin­ing nov­els. It’s not bad, though I find myself skipping […]


Do you use out­lin­ing much in your writ­ing, or other plan­ning like index cards? Per­son­ally, I hate it, and since most of what I’ve been writ­ing is short pieces it’s not of much use. I also don’t find it all that nec­es­sary for long pieces where I already know the begin­ning and the end and need […]