How to outline your novel

Should you outline your novel before the first draft? And if you do, how much is the right amount of outlining for you? Get ready to write your best novel with this new course!

   420 students completed this course

   83% recommend it to other students

   Teacher: K.M. Weiland


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83% of students recommend

  “Fantastic course packed with easy-to-digest information! I highly recommend this as well as her “Outlining Your Novel” book and workbook.”


Course plan

Lesson 1. Why You Should Outline Your Novel
Lesson 2. How to Begin Your Novel Outline
Lesson 3. How to Discover the Heart of Your Story
Lesson 4. How to Find and Fill All Your Story’s Plot Holes
Lesson 5. How to Write Backstory That Matters
Lesson 6. How to Weave Together All Your Story’s Pieces
Lesson 7. How to Properly Structure Your Story’s Outline
Lesson 8. How to Use Character Interviews to Discover Your Characters
Lesson 9. How to Write a Scene Outline
Lesson 10. How to Outline a Series of Bestselling Books
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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