I used to be very against outlining books-- novels-- because I thought they had to be PURE and free-flowing and not sticking to any formula. But then last year, at the Hawaii Writer's Conference, I attended bestselling author William Bernhardt's outlining seminar. He said he couldn't teach us the poetry of writing, but he could … Continue reading How to Outline a Novel: 60 Index Cards Method
The book also smells really good. It smells clean, sort of like fresh-washed cotton, and a bit sweet. But that might be the Lucky Charm marshmallow that promptly got squished on the back of it.
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