fiction contemporary reflective slow-paced

249 pages | first published 2014

Description

Outline is a novel in ten conversations. Spare and lucid, it follows a novelist teaching a course in creative writing over an oppressively hot summer in Athens. She leads her student in storytelling exercises. She meets other writers for dinner. S...
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Moods

reflective 92%
emotional 24%
challenging 18%
relaxing 14%
inspiring 12%
funny 6%
lighthearted 6%
sad 6%
mysterious 4%
adventurous 3%
hopeful 3%
informative 2%
dark 1%
tense 1%

Pace

slow 62%
medium 30%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 87% | N/A: 6% | A mix: 5% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 48% | It's complicated: 33% | Yes: 14% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 41% | No: 35% | Yes: 18% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 49% | Yes: 31% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 57% | No: 20% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

3.7