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Famous Authors’ Handwritten Outlines for Great Works of Literature

Ever wonder how an author plans their book? These handwritten notes from some of literature’s greatest are a fascinating glimpse into the world of a writer’s mind!

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Writing a novel (or a story, for that matter) is confusing work. There are just so many characters running all over the place, dropping hints and having revelations. So it’s no surprise that many authors plan out their works beforehand, in chart or list or scribble form, in order to keep everything straight. After the jump, you’ll find a mini collection of those planning papers, so you can take a peek into the process of some of your favorite authors, from James Salter to J.K. Rowling.

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