I like this idea!
This month I started, finally, editing the manuscript I’ve been working on for the past year. My editing technique still needs some perfecting, but I’m learning and it really is progressing. This week, reading through my roll of blogs to which I subscribe I ran across a blog about editing. It is written by an editor-now-writer. In it she brought up several areas that should be addressed, but she also presented a way to fix problems. One of the methods of fixing plot issues is reverse outlining.
Reverse outlining? What in tarnation is that? My brain is thinking I start at the end of the story and work my way to the beginning. Hahahaha. Not quite.
The principle is simple. Write your story. For each segment/paragraph write a sentence summarizing the gist of what’s going on. When you’re finished the outline will give a concise view of the plot or…
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