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Writania.comAn outline can be written as asummary of major events or chapterby chapter. How should you write a good outline?
Writania.com Visit the literary agent’s website forsubmission guidelines and type of       outline to provide.
Writania.com     The novel    outline tells   exactly what      happens    in the story.Don’t dramatize or leave it as a  ...
Writania.comStart by writing asummary of what happens in the  beginning, middle, and end of eachchapter of your     novel.
Writania.comAsk yourself these questions…                    • In the                beginning...                 What is ...
Writania.com• In the middle... What obstacles do I  foresee keeping her from solving the  problem?• In the end... How does...
Writania.comDevelop more details from the summary. Andremember, an outline is not cast in stone; addscenes, take out those...
Writania.comIf you construct an outline as you write the                                novel, it is a  a great tool for k...
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Tips for Writing a Novel Outline that Tells the Whole Story

  1. 1. for Writania.com
  2. 2. Writania.comAn outline can be written as asummary of major events or chapterby chapter. How should you write a good outline?
  3. 3. Writania.com Visit the literary agent’s website forsubmission guidelines and type of outline to provide.
  4. 4. Writania.com The novel outline tells exactly what happens in the story.Don’t dramatize or leave it as a mystery for aliterary agent or editor.
  5. 5. Writania.comStart by writing asummary of what happens in the beginning, middle, and end of eachchapter of your novel.
  6. 6. Writania.comAsk yourself these questions… • In the beginning... What is my lead character’s problem to solve?
  7. 7. Writania.com• In the middle... What obstacles do I foresee keeping her from solving the problem?• In the end... How does the lead character eventually solve the problem?
  8. 8. Writania.comDevelop more details from the summary. Andremember, an outline is not cast in stone; addscenes, take out those that don’t work, orrearrange scenes for more impact.
  9. 9. Writania.comIf you construct an outline as you write the novel, it is a a great tool for keeping track of details.
  10. 10. For more tips andinformation onwriting a novel, Writania.com

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