I tried to leave a comment on your recent post on outlining but the system devoured it whole.
The outlining method you describe was first described by journalist Jon Franklin in his book Writing for Story. Great book, but it is mostly focused on writing in-depth journalism pieces. My wife and I love that book and refer to it often. But I have always struggled with how to apply his method to longer works of fiction. I think my hangup has always been about to describe an entire book in only five sentences. But I think you have nailed it. Thank you!
I thanked him for not only letting me know who to give credit for the outlining method, but for going the extra mile in reaching me--much appreciated! So now you know where I got it--from the legendary Jon Franklin!
Also, Joe isn't the first person who's contacted me and told me he couldn't post a comment here. I don't know what to do about that--does anyone have any solutions or suggestions? Keep in mind I barely know what a keyboard is and very little about how the Intergnat works--especially blogs! I hate it that people try to comment and are unable to--my apologies!