Teen Scene from comic book page template , image source: ww2.cityofpasadena.net
comic book page template
It might look to be an easy step. Just open a new file and start typing, right? But it’s rare for that to work for me. I like to get a strong working name and an outline before I write a lot of. John’s written about this before, after he found he could accelerate his writing procedure ~600% by creating a summary first.
As I wrote an outline for a post this week I realised I was repeating the same procedure for every new post I work . Like any good programmer, I realised repeating the exact same work over and over means that is probably a good opportunity for automation.
So I decided to create a few templates for myself.
I began by developing a template for my common Ghost blog article arrangement. Since that structure’s particular to me, I also created a template based on how John constructions his posts, and another according to a writer whose work I respect.
For each template I’ve created a gist to show you what they look like. They are only Markdown files, so go right ahead and save , rename them if you prefer, and copy-and-paste the contents into a new file whenever you’re ready to compose. Click on the”view raw” link to the bottom of every gist to observe the plain text version, which you may copy into a new file in your favourite writing program.
With this template, I can begin with answering each dot line with a few notes about what I need to write in that section. From the time I’m done, I’ll have a rough sketch of what the final piece will look like. This should make it easier to expand my notes to fully-formed paragraphs and cause them to flow into each other well, because I understand the arrangement of the whole piece in advance.
Using the template, I found that my outlining process became much more involved. I’d really planned to do a complete rough draft of the post in the early hours, but it took me a couple of hours just to get the outline done, so I set the draft off for another day.
On the other hand, I’d over 1600 words written in my outline, along with a solid idea of what each section would contain and how they would work together to create a feeling of flow in the post. Though outlining took more than usual, drafting took less time because I had set myself up for success. Composing the draft was just a matter of taking each chunk of notes out of the outline and filling it out into a readable paragraph or 2.
It had been quite a different procedure to the way I normally work, and that I was tempted a couple of times to prevent the additional research or thinking necessary to fill out the outline correctly. I frequently put off these things till I am drafting, which is when I should be centered on writing rather. I stuck to it, however, and by the time I got around to writing the draft I was glad I had.
I have actually overhauled my outline and research process by applying this template. It is a more productive part of my process now and makes drafting easier. Hopefully it’ll lead to better work, too.
Gallery of Comic Book Page Template
Related Posts for Comic Book Page Template
Free Bank Industry PowerPoint Template from power point presentation template free , image source: slidemodel.com power point presentation template free It may look like an easy step. Simply open a new file and begin typing, right? But it’s rare for that to work for me. I love to have a solid working title and an […]
Work Schedule Template for Excel from weekly work schedule template excel , image source: www.vertex42.com weekly work schedule template excel It might look to be an easy step. Just open a new document and begin typing, right? Nonetheless, it’s rare for that to work for me. I like to get a solid working title and […]
13 Recipe Card Templates Excel PDF Formats from recipe page template word , image source: www.wordmstemplates.com recipe page template word It might seem to be an easy step. Simply open a new file and start typing, right? But it’s rare for this to work for me. I like to have a solid working title and […]