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The Chicken or the Egg . . . or the Chicken?

Most writers have asked themselves the same question at some point: To outline or not to outline?   I’d say, “Yes.”   Outlining–whether before writing a first draft or after the seventh full-length revision–can give insight as to how well tension is paced and whether a character’s emotional trajectory is realistic. Plotting out the order […]

November 12, 2013

What I Learned While Writing a Novel, Writing

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