Outlines: Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em?

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Outlines: Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em?

Outlines can be a writer’s best friend or worst enemy depending on which side of the page you’re on. Silvia Viñuales / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-ND 2.0) Sounds cliched, huh? Not really. I mean, think about it. If a writer uses an outline, they can structure how they want things to go. I mean we have to juggle so much already. Exposition, backstory, dialogue, rising action, falling action, climax, and denouement–it’s enough to make a writer cry. An outline can be good for a writer, but can be bad for the character. I mean, if

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