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I like to be as detailed as possible when writing an outline, though I use a different approach than that person does. I don't use lists really, but I like to write each chapter out in paragraphs. The completed outline winds up almost being a short short story all on its own.

From my (limited) personal experience, I've found writing a story without an outline can really get me into trouble or just cause me to get "stuck" sometimes. I have one story which I was about 70-80 pages into when I got stuck and couldn't figure out how to end it. It's still sitting to this day.
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