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Video Introduction to the Program
This video introduction to the Outlining Your Novel Workbook program will walk you through the basics of starting a new project and using the most important functions.
The Outlining Your Novel Workbook User’s Guide provides information for getting started with your outline and discovering all the program’s useful features. Download the full pdf here to keep in your records for easy reference, or access specific sections of interest via the links below.
Chapter 1: Basic Controls
Chapter 2: Premise
Two Sentence Premise / Situation
Pre-Outline Questions /Big Moments /Complications
Chapter 3: General
Connecting the Dots
Exporting Scenes for use in Scrivener
Chapter 4: Characters
Chapter 5: Settings
Chapter 6: Extras
The Outlining Your Novel Workbook Demo Project is a default file within the program. It will walk you through the program’s features, step by step. To access your Demo Project, follow these instructions:
For more information about the best steps and ideas for outlining your novel, explore the following resources:
Book: Outlining Your Novel
Online Series: How to Outline Your Novel
Book: Structuring Your Novel
Book: Creating Character Arcs
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I start a new project?
How to do I open a saved project?
How do I save an existing project?
How do I print my outline?
How do I navigate between screens?
How do I use Big Moments/Complications?
How do I use the scene list?
How do I add a new character?
How do I export/import/print/export scene list?
About the Program
The Outlining Your Novel Workbook program was designed by Bob Miller, based on the Outlining Your Novel Workbook by K.M. Weiland. It features every question and exercise (and more!) found in the book.
If you are interested in purchasing the program, you may do so here.
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