If you’ve spent any time hanging around fiction writing circles you’ll know there’s what seems an uncross able divide between two different types of writers
That divide is whether fiction writers outline and plan their books in advance of their writing (plotters); or whether these writers apply the seat of their pants to the seat of their chairs and ‘make it up as they go along’ (pantsers).
There doesn’t seem to be this kind of divide for non-fiction writers. Most non-fiction writers seem to be in agreement that you need to prepare some kind of outline before you start the actual writing.
Systemizing The Outline Process [Read more…]