Posts Tagged ‘outlining’

On the Snowflake Method with Ali Cross

Posted on: October 18th, 2011 by Sam

Ali Cross is an insatiable writer and organizer, heading a community of writers through her Ninjas Write Website. Her novel, Become, is coming out on 11/11/11. I’ve recently become involved with this community via online chat and other methods, and I find their company to be valuable to me. I’ve already begun to make some […]

Snowflake Outline Instructions

Posted on: October 17th, 2011 by Sam 1 Comment

I wrote a blog on outlining a novel, which will soon be hosted on Ali’s website. This is a cheat-sheet I wrote up, simplifying Randy Ingermanson’s Snowflake Method (which I wrote more about in the blog post). I have it printed up and tacked to the wall over my desk, as well as the inside […]

Story Skeleton; A Simple Seven-Step Outline

Posted on: November 27th, 2009 by Sam

Every writer is different. But for those of us who need a simple outline, for the sake of making sure nothing is missing in our story, I’ve adopted a Seven-Step Outline from Dan Wells’ Blog. Hook Plot Step 1 Pinch Midpoint Plot Step 2 Pinch Resolution I’ll give you an example of how to use […]