Ten Useful Tips For New Authors

1. Outline (Rough Copy) On creating a story, start with an outline. Put down the idea. Always know exactly what, where, when, and why. Write a one page synopsis of your story. From start to finish: Bob owns a farm. He has horses. He marries Jane. She hates horses. Bob sells the horses. Jane falls for his neighbor. Bob misses his horses. The very basic structure. Take that outline and divide it into pertinent facts. One page per fact. Bob owns a farm. New page. He has horses. Etc. Now a...
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