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New column at Writer Unboxed: The Hack's Guide to Writing an Outline

photo by    Rex Dingler

photo by Rex Dingler

My new column at Writer Unboxed is up today. It’s called “The Hack's Guide to Writing an Outline,” and features great advice like this:

Some people think of an outline as an instruction manual for writing your book. I like to think of an outline as the literary equivalent of the people in your life who enable your writing career while you take them for granted and give them very little in return.

Read the whole thing here.