Saturday, May 18, 2013

Laying it out

I write by the seat of my pants. I've tried doing outlines, but I've never gotten the hang of it, probably because I don't know what comes next. How can I write an outline if I can't see beyond a few key scenes? Here are people that see the whole picture and can rearrange it like a puzzle. Check out these examples of outlining mastery from several noted authors.
Joseph Heller's outline for Catch 22

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