How to Create an Effective Outline

From fiction to essays, learn how to map out your writing so you don’t get lost.

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Writing is hard. Shocking, I know, I’ll wait for you to catch your breath after that massive revelation. It’s hard for a lot of reasons, but the writing pitfall that tends to grab me is, once you have an idea, how do you move it from your head to your paper? One of the…

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Cat Webling

Cat Webling

Hello! I’m Cat, author and amateur fandom historian based out of Kansas. I write about literature, theater, gaming, and fandom. Personal work: catwebling.com.