Now I know, ‘Tis Better to Outline’

I’ve been a College Writing Tutor now for awhile. I help college students write papers… all sorts of papers. One thing that has become very clear: if I can help the student create some kind of tentative  (and very simple) outline, before they’ve even begun to write, then they will save precious time and have an organized planned […]

To Outline or Not to Outline a Novel

Many have declared that it is better NOT to outline. Thereby, the story carries itself. The writer ‘feels’ their way through to the end… Others have said that an Outline is best as therefore the story is organized and does NOT take off in directions that may lead to nowhere. I’m currently working on a novel. Definitely […]