View Full Version : Outlining article from Jim Butcher
04-23-2008, 10:12 PM
I've linked to Jim Butcher's writing advice before, but I wanted to drop you guys a note letting you know that he's put up a new article on outlining.
The article in question. (http://jimbutcher.livejournal.com/4053.html)
If you haven't read any of Jim Butcher's writing advice before, Go to the oldest entry and read your way forward. (http://jimbutcher.livejournal.com/) Your effort will be rewarded.
04-23-2008, 10:48 PM
Nice, thanks for posting.
Adding to my favorites so I can keep up with it.
04-23-2008, 11:37 PM
Thanks. I haven't heard of him until now, but I'm going to check him out the next time I have time and get caught up...and keep caught up. :-)
04-24-2008, 05:18 AM
Thanks! I really enjoy author sites-so far I've read through Holly Lisle's, Alicia Rasley's and "Hal Spacejock"s sites. I've found tons of great info on them.
04-25-2008, 01:05 AM
Yes, I will second that. Jim Butcher has some terrific writing advice that you can actually use.
None of that vague stuff that fills up so many writing books. I became a fan of The Dresden Files by reading his writing advice.
Thanks for the link, it was really helpful and easy to follow. When I first read...
If you haven't read any of Jim Butcher's writing advice before, Go to the oldest entry and read your way forward. (http://jimbutcher.livejournal.com/) Your effort will be rewarded. [/QUOTE]
and saw just how much there was, I thought "WOW" that's a lot of reading. The next thing I know I had read the whole thing and was ready to sit down and do some serious outlining. Reading his post is like listening to Harry himself talk, you can tell his closeness to his character.
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