Think Before Ink Outline It: Be detailed or not. This is to give your writing shape. Scribble: Outlining is too organized for you? Jot down your thoughts on a few cocktail napkins. Organize the napkins. Jedi Thinking: Keep it all in the mental suitcase. Fold your thoughts over and over. Arrange them how you like. If you want to save space, roll your
Undo to Make It The writing is in the rewriting. Writing is a craft. Employ your skill and knowledge to make your art better. Pick over the corpses of old work. Sometimes phrases that did not work in other pieces might just work in this one.