• Perfection is achieved, not when there‚Äôs nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
    Antoine de Saint Exupery
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Randolph Lundine Writing Prompts

Writing prompts, news, information, and resources to help expand your writing community, hone your writing habits, and to waste time in a way that feels like you're working on your writing.

Outline, outline, outline!

We all know an outline is helpful, but it can seem like tedious work. And then there are those of you who feel such careful planning hampers your creative process. While I can't promise an outline will make magic flow from your pen, I can attest that the editing comments I make most often are about "narrative arc." Somewhere along the way, regardless of genre, stories falter or take several unhelpful detours. Tedious though they may be, an outline is the best safeguard against wayward narratives. So here are some outlines from famous authors to encourage your good habits (or to shame the rest of us):

http://flavorwire.com/391173/famous-authors-handwritten-outlines-for-great-works-of-literature/view-all

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Monday, 18 November 2019