Outlining Your Novel

  • by K. M. Weiland
  • Narrated by Sonja Field
  • 4 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Let outlines help you write a better book!
Writers often look upon outlines with fear and trembling. But when properly understood and correctly wielded, the outline is one of the most powerful weapons in a writer's arsenal. Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success will:

Help you choose the right type of outline for you
Guide you in brainstorming plot ideas
Aid you in discovering your characters
Show you how to structure your scenes
Explain how to format your finished outline
Instruct you in how to use your outline
Reveal the benefits:

Ensures cohesion and balance
Prevents dead-end ideas
Provides foreshadowing
Offers assurance and motivation
Dispel misconceptions:

Requires formal formatting
Limits creativity
Robs the joy of discovery
Takes too much time


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

So Useful

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

This has been great, it's really helped me put my thoughts in order and get going with my novel.

What other book might you compare Outlining Your Novel to, and why?

Not sure, I've read loads of writing books but this was the most practical and helpful.

Have you listened to any of Sonja Field’s other performances? How does this one compare?

Nope - but would listen to another one

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

If I'd had the time I would have.

Any additional comments?

It's a really encouraging read with lots of tips and ideas. A must for all would be novelists.

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- GoldfishGirl

Worthwhile read!

My first novel I wrote as a pantser. My subsequent books, a blend of plot vs flying by the seat of my pants. A lot of the things the author covers, I’m already doing, but this book is well presented, logical and interesting. It certainly contains some good organisational tips.
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- Max China

Book Details

  • Release Date: 26-03-2014
  • Publisher: PenForASword Publishing