Wed Apr 04, 2007 11:56 am Post
Mon May 07, 2007 9:01 am Post
Tue May 08, 2007 2:30 pm Post
ptram wrote:Andreas,AndreasE wrote:A scene is something happening at a certain time and at a certain place
Considering that some of your novels cover thousand years and year-light of distance, I do understand your troubles with organizing time and space!
Tue May 08, 2007 4:27 pm Post
Wed May 09, 2007 8:27 am Post
werebear wrote:Can't outline. Tried it. Drove me crazy. Because some of those outlines looked sooooooooo good on paper. But didn't work.
I have to develop a plot with what I call "organic structuring." I start with a compelling scene that wants to be written, but I have no idea where it will be in the novel. But that scene generates new ones, by asking myself; so what happens next? And what happened before that led to this?
Sun May 13, 2007 5:19 pm Post
Mon May 14, 2007 1:21 pm Post
...maybe Scrivener could provide some computerized help for this problem - scheduling events.
Fri Oct 16, 2015 7:49 pm Post
kirkmc wrote:I think it differs according to the type of story. Seasoned crime fiction authors can start without knowing the end, because the discovery of the end is part of the process. However, other types of fiction, in my opinion, require knowledge of at least the beginning and the end. I, too, need to know where I'm going.
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