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Writing into the Dark

Read & Download Writing into the Dark Ý PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook 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 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 much the playful part of my brain gets bored and wants to give up on the work It s nice to see a process explained that takes advantage of the playful part of the brain channels that playfulness into useful sets of tools and then gives you permission to write in a way that doesn t feel dreadfulUnderstand this isn t a long book with some complicated process but it s worth every penny for the freedom it givesI tell myself to always trust the process Knowing someone as prolific as Dean faces the same process challenges and has learned to embrace them as features and not see them as roadblocks really gives me the encouragement to keep doing what I m doing detailed outlines and 11 redrafts are out the doorNow I m going to go have some fun and write a new story

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Read & Download Writing into the Dark Ý PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook 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 than the usual just listen to your muse form of pantsing one hears about it s worth noting that the term pantser not not explicitly pejorative seems exclusively used by people selling books on the importance plottingI can t say whether Smith s approach is definitively better than others After all there s no one correct way to write a book I say that having had ten novels published none of which followed the exact same process However here s what I can say with confidence the most important uality any book on writing should have is to make you want to put it down at the end and go write Every time I ve sat down with Dean Wesley Smith s Writing Into The Dark It s gotten me to run off and start writing myself That s five star writing advice as far as I m concerned Revenge ni Miss Piggy than a hundred published novels and Breakfast Book than seventeen million copies of his books in 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Read & Download Writing into the Dark Ý PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook 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 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 struggling to birth that first novel virtually nothing is useful to a seasoned author Smith s conviction that the critical voice drowns out the creative voice thus leaving the writer paralyzed andor with a bland story seems reductive and ill reasoned Writing well reuires the careful employment of the critical voice to ensure that one is being as creative as possible Mostly this book seems ignorant about the actual craft of writing and there is an actual craft replete with mandates on everything from how to render dialogue tags to using deep point of view Storytelling may be innate but story writing does reuire technical knowledgeWesley has written over 150 books so it s possible that his instincts are honed well enough to not care about craft However for most of us even when dogged with the terror and uncertainty present in writing fiction we can all benefit from writing than one draft another pet piece of advice to ensure that the book is in fact readable and cogent from soup to nuts