Marie and Ben discuss reviews left for last week’s thrilling featured beginning On Ice by Scott Stevens as well as the author advice topic on outlining; is it necessary.\? Through some research the two find that there may not be a universal agreement on this topic and, as marriage goes, even they may not agree. Scott Stevens has his own opinion on outlines and shares those as well as his advice for other self-published and independently published authors. If you are dreaming of sitting back and taking it easy while your writing career takes off, Scott has other news for you.
Find the full articles from this episode at:
Joseph Finder’s Blog – Outline or Not
Philip Overby’s article for Mythicscribes – Pantsing… Does Outlining Kill Creativity? Note to Philip Overby – Please, Please, Please write that story about ‘minotaur space pirates fighting intergalactic squids, Martian ninjas, and comet-spewing trans-dimensional spider dragons.’ Listen to the episode to understand!
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