Tag Archives: Outlining

100,390 Words

I’m closing in on the ending to this novel. The many threads hanging loose are starting to worry me. Some threads are necessary to begin Book II, but others must be resolved. And there happen to be plenty of those … Continue reading

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Outlining

I’ve avoided outlining my story from the very beginning. In the very, very beginning I wanted to write the story something like Jack Kerouac’s first draft of On the Road. Basically he did a mind dump with a typewriter and one of … Continue reading

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The First Third

It was good to declare Epic Failure a few months ago. It kind of cleared the air for me. A lot has happened since then. I’ve never been fond of “Outlining” creative writing, but I finally gave in and basically … Continue reading

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