The dynamic outlining process that we’re working through at the moment can be used to produce a detailed structural outline for a non-fiction book.
What I want to address in this post is when non-fiction writers should produce a fast outline, and when they should produce a slow outline.
What’s The Difference Between A ‘Fast’ Outline And A Slow ‘Outline?’
If you are planning a new project the dynamic outlining process can be used to power through the outlining process. Depending on the complexity of your project, it’s possible to produce a detailed working outline in 4 to 6 hours.
That’s a ‘fast’ outline.