There is some debate about whether outlining a novel is a good thing or if it stifles the creative process. Some writers live by the outline while others like the raw feeling of just writing with no plan in place. I am not going to debate the pros or cons of either method. I think you should do what works for you and ignore everyone else. After all, it is your novel and your writing process.
For the purpose of this post, we are looking at methods of outlining your novel. There are so many methods it can be hard to whittle your way through them to find the method that works best for you. I am not claiming to know the best method. I do not and could not because I am not you. Makes sense right? Read more ›