As a writer is there a proper outline format when preparing to write your manuscript?
I have heard many different versions to this answer however I am wondering is there a proper outline format to follow that is universally used for better success as a writer is writing his/her book? If you know of any examples please provide them or maybe even write a hub explaining it.
no, I think readers like to read different format at different times.If you want success you have to invent new style or format.That is why James joice was a hit one.
My guess would be that most writers use the standard form of an outline we've all learned throughout our years in school. I've never been able to use that with any great success. For non-fiction, I use one sheet of paper for each chapter and jot down a few ideas. I build on those as I write. With my novels, I do basically the same thing. I start by stating what should happen in that chapter and then add notes as I write. I don't think anyone else would be able to figure out my plots by looking at my "outline", but it works for me.
by giselle2323 18 months ago
What is your definition of a good writer?
by Audrey Selig 4 years ago
What type outline do you use as writer or don't you use one? Common are numerical, bubble, dictationNumerical is numbering all the main and sub points. Bubble is the wheel with points in bubbles - circles. Dictation would be dictating the outline. These are ones familiar to me.
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