Prepping for NaNoWriMo: Step Six – The Big Outline

Prepping for NaNoWriMo: Step Six – The Big Outline Woo-Hoo, it’s Big Outline time! Alright, now we’re ready for the fun part, right?  Writing that in-depth Big Outline!  For some this is a wonderful moment (hooray!), for others it fills them with dread.  Don’t worry, those of you who are scared of this step; I’ll guide you through. First things first, gather everything you’ve done so far. Research, Voice Journals, Chain of Causality, Short Plot […]

Prepping for NaNoWriMo: Step Three – The Plot Outline

Prepping for NaNoWriMo: Step Three – The Plot Outline The Plot Outline – Losing the Confusion Once you’ve got your summary, it’s time to create your plot outline. There are a myriad of ways to do this. Don’t believe me? Just Google “how to outline a novel” and see how many things come up!  Writing a plot outline doesn’t have to be difficult or confusing, however. The essential thing is to find what works for […]