Outlining Series Lesson One: The Importance of Plotting
Outlining helps you, as a writer, understand how a story is structured and helps you create a path from the beginning, through the middle and to the end. That doesn’t mean you have to start from the first though, not at all! Often we are triggered by a scene or a character that has nothing to do with how the book begins.
Below is the sheet I use to structure my novels. Feel free to create your own. I usually begin by plugging in the information I already know and working from there. Don’t worry if some of the headers don’t make sense yet—we’ll be talking about those as we go.
You can play with this yourself or wait for next month’s lesson: Understanding Three Act Structure.
Get Your Book Done Worksheet
That’s me for now. Have fun and happy writing!
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