You’ve possibly been told many times to outline your book, but perhaps not how to create a plot outline. These seven ways to write a story outline appeal to different writing strengths. Choose a helpful outlining method that suits your personal writing preferences:
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Why Does White space Matter?
White space is the fundamental building block of good design. When designers talk about whitespace, they actually mean negative space, the space between elements in a composition. It is the portion of the page left unmarked; the space between graphics, margins and gutters. It is the space between columns, between lines of type or figures that provides visual breathing room for the eye. [Read more…] about White Space and Typography: Key Design Elements