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Old 07-07-2012, 12:50 PM   #46
Steven Lyle Jordan
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Originally Posted by VydorScope View Post
So in summary: The outline is useful for storing researched facts, not for making stuff up. At least not to me.
That's clearly where we differ: When I use an outline, it is easier to "make stuff up" there, everything except specific dialogue, so I know just exactly where the story's going when I start writing. That also makes it easier to concentrate on the dialogue, to make it as realistic and effective as I can.

Not that I can't imagine how someone else could do it any differently, but that's the one method that works for me. And it results in minimal burning (See? I do remember the OP!).
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