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With than a hundred published novels and than seventeen million copies of his books in print USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith knows how to outline And he knows ho. I ve actually read this short book on the art of writing a novel without relying on outlines or other machinations three times now That as much as anything tells me it s a book I value and that the advice inside unlike that of so many fiction guides is both valuable and warrants returning to now and againOne advantage Smith has over so many other would be writing gurus is that he can actually back up his claims through his own work over two hundred novels published over a hundred of those through traditional publishers and six or seven hundred short stories So much of the time when I find a book on outlining I look up the author s work read the first page and find myself doubting the virtue of their advice But than that Dean Wesley Smith offers some concrete ways to begin push through the middle and end novels without outlines which is a great deal helpful

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Writing into the Dark

W to write a novel without an outline In this WMG Writer’s Guide Dean takes you step by step through the process of writing without an outline and explains why not having an. I think this is a terrible book I don t like judging books as goods but 5 for a book that I read in like 2 hours is frankly outrageous I kept reading it hoping to find the Ha That s the catch moment and when I got to 80% on my Kindle the book finished and the rest 20% is basically advertising for another book of the authorApart from that this is one of those books with a couple of ideas that you can express in three pages but the author writes and rewrites and rephrases them over and over again for 75 pagesI ve read multiple books about outlining a novel Outlining is not the silver bullet to write a novel nor a method for all but at least all the books about novel planning i read DO give you a method often step by step you can apply and explain why it might be a good idea to try it for your next novelIn Writing Into The Dark the author uses an irritating I know it all

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Outline boosts your creative voice and keeps you interested in your writing Want to enjoy your writing and entertain yourself Then toss away your outline and Write into the Dar. If you re a newbie writer be careful with this one The author gives a lot of advice on his process but he delivers it as though it s a must despite saying there s no wrong way He had some interesting things to say about discoveryseat of the pants writing though what I don t like is that he tells you to revise as you go but that s just not possible for a lot of writers myself include I hate doing it since it bogs me way down and I lose momentum Also I enjoy rewritingThis may be overly critical seeing as how I m no even a published author and this guy s got over a hundred published works and has been on bestseller lists and all that but I noticed a lot and I mean a LOT of his books tend to range under 4 stars in the ratings department I ve read plenty of good books that were rated under 4 stars but I ve read a whole lot that just seemed to be missing something It s not


10 thoughts on “Writing into the Dark

  1. says:

    I'm a firm believer that what works is what works when it comes to writing There is no right way there are simply tools and some tools work better for some than for others The podcast writing excuses and Brandon Sanderson's lectures are what drilled this belief into me most likely So while I have nothing against discovery writing

  2. says:

    This is a short manual for beginning writers written by a pulp fiction writer and former poker game professional The least I can say is that it

  3. says:

    I've actually read this short book on the art of writing a novel without relying on outlines or other machinations three times now That as much as anything tells me it's a book I value and that the advice inside – unlike that of so many fiction guides – is both valuable and warrants returning to now and againOne advantage Smith has over so many other would be writing gurus is that he can actually back up his claims through

  4. says:

    Hey this is how I writeIt's actually nice to get affirmation that you're doing it right What I've always called Looping Dean calls Cycling but they're both basically the same process I've tried multiple times to outline large complicated novels only to find I can't complete them Same goes for short stories The moment I plan too mu

  5. says:

    I think this is a terrible book I don't like judging books as goods but 5 for a book that I read in like 2 hours is frankly outrageous I kept reading it hoping to find the Ha That's the catch moment and when I got to 80% on my Kindle the book finished and the rest 20% is basically advertising for another book of the authorApart from

  6. says:

    A few good ideas nothing bad It's really like a few long blog posts than a book though The biggest problem with this book as with a lot of Smith's otherwise excellent writing advice is that he uses nonstandard ter

  7. says:

    Maybe one of the reasons I liked this book so much is that it confirmed the writing style I gravitate towards naturally e

  8. says:

    If you're a newbie writer be careful with this one The author gives a lot of advice on his process but he delivers it as though it's a must despite saying there's no wrong way He had some interesting things to say about discoveryseat of the pants writing though what I don't like is that he tells you to revise as you go but that's

  9. says:

    I only picked this up because Dean Wesley Smith's wife Kristine Kathryn Rusch is one of the smartest cookies around I've found her advice to aspiring writers to be thoughtful and well reasoned I'm afraid Writing into the Dark did nothing for me and at 599 it felt like a ripoff for what is essentially a long blog post plus a pitch to purchase another book While this might be helpful to beginner writers who are s

  10. says:

    This is a great book for us pantsers It's okay to not outline to edit as you write and write out of seuence I smiled as I read this book and it validated my process There's a method to the madness

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