Outline for a book

  • Status: Closed
  • Prize: $100
  • Entries Received: 7
  • Winner: Nalyemeni

Contest Brief

Need a detailed outline written for a "hardboiled" detective novel. Details are in the included Word document. This story is placed in a "Zootopia" type of world, where instead of humans we have dogs and cats in human form, complete with fur. No other animals are in human form. Overall, the tone is dark, dreary and sinister, not campy or playful. I do not have a complete list of characters (you are open to add more), the backstory is not complete, and any twists or plot deviations have not been fully explored. I am looking for a pretty detailed framework that I will flesh out with character dialogue and specific action. Hopefully, this will become a series.

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“Great! I will be in touch concerning some more fine tuning in the next few weeks! ”

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  • antoniarovayo01
    antoniarovayo01
    • 1 month ago

    ???????????????????? #3

    • 1 month ago
  • antoniarovayo01
    antoniarovayo01
    • 1 month ago

    #3 please, check

    • 1 month ago
  • MahfuzNafi
    MahfuzNafi
    • 1 month ago

    Check entry #4

    • 1 month ago
  • Nalyemeni
    Nalyemeni
    • 1 month ago

    I have submitted the outline like you've requested hope you like it. Its entry no.7

    • 1 month ago
  • Nalyemeni
    Nalyemeni
    • 1 month ago

    Hello sir,

    • 1 month ago
  • MahfuzNafi
    MahfuzNafi
    • 1 month ago

    Hello sir
    Just to make sure, you need dialogues in the chapter details? Or I can just write some paragraphs about the chapters?
    Kindly reply. Need some guidelines.

    Thanks

    • 1 month ago
    1. ewetmore
      Contest Holder
      • 1 month ago

      I ended up getting this a little too late-I was on the road and they closed the contest on me. I am going to be doing the same type of contest for several other books-would you be interested in participating? I would love the help! ANd to answer the question, I don't really have a need for specific dialogue, although if you think something needs to be said in aparticular way by all means include it! I want this to be a 'Cliff Notes' style of outline, and I will flesh out the details and the specific dialogue. edman.

      • 1 month ago
    2. MahfuzNafi
      MahfuzNafi
      • 1 month ago

      Then sir, I have submitted an entry already. I have written just exactly as you have said. Check my entry #4 .
      Paragraphs with chapter numbers and name.
      I believe you'll like it.

      Thanks

      • 1 month ago
  • antoniarovayo01
    antoniarovayo01
    • 1 month ago

    Hello! I would like to help you with all your books, I am a novel writer, I have received some international awards, I won the paper and ebook publication recently in a contest. Please check my new participation #3 , thank you!

    • 1 month ago
  • TheGuyver2040
    TheGuyver2040
    • 1 month ago

    Contest Holder,

    Any chance of the deadline being extended?

    https://www.freelancer.com/support/contest/how-to-extend-your-contest?keyword=

    • 1 month ago
    1. ewetmore
      Contest Holder
      • 1 month ago

      I ended up getting this a little too late-I was on the road and they closed the contest on me. I am going to be doing the same type of contest for several other books-would you be interested in participating? I wold love the help! edman

      • 1 month ago
    2. TheGuyver2040
      TheGuyver2040
      • 1 month ago

      I understand. Sure. I’d be interested in participating. I’ll just keep an open eye for your next contest post. Sorry, I wasn’t able to be of help for this one.

      • 1 month ago
  • LyokoManiac
    LyokoManiac
    • 1 month ago

    Hey. I'm working on my entry. Please don't close the contest too early.

    • 1 month ago
    1. ewetmore
      Contest Holder
      • 1 month ago

      I ended up getting this a little too late-I was on the road and they closed the contest on me. I am going to be doing the same type of contest for several other books-would you be interested in participating? I wold love the help! edman

      • 1 month ago
  • hirazaryaab
    hirazaryaab
    • 1 month ago

    hi, im a published fiction writer and I'm working on the story. Is it possible that you can extend the contest for few more days?

    • 1 month ago
    1. ewetmore
      Contest Holder
      • 1 month ago

      I ended up getting this a little too late-I was on the road and they closed the contest on me. I am going to be doing the same type of contest for several other books-would you be interested in participating? I wold love the help! edman

      • 1 month ago
  • MahfuzNafi
    MahfuzNafi
    • 1 month ago

    Hey,
    Kindly check entry #4 . I hope you like it.

    Thanks

    • 1 month ago
  • antoniarovayo01
    antoniarovayo01
    • 1 month ago

    Hi!! Please check #3 , thank you!

    • 1 month ago
  • ewetmore
    Contest Holder
    • 1 month ago

    Hi Guys! Want to clarify a couple of points-as far as the outline, I am looking chapters, a few sentences describing the chapter i.e. Chapter six The long Road Home Rex drinks too much and ends up in a strange city. he meets several tough guys, and they actually give some information pertaining to his case. He calls in a old favor from a friend, and on his way home he realizes that things are much worse than he thought. Second, this is a somewhat dark story, so he wont be saving the world, and things won't miraculously get better. Inf act, although he solves the case, he uncovers some things that he would rather not know. He probably does not find his way to any sort of redemption.

    • 1 month ago
    1. antoniarovayo01
      antoniarovayo01
      • 1 month ago

      OK! I already know what you want in the scheme, I will edit it all again and I will make a new proposal. Thanks for the explanation. regards

      • 1 month ago
  • antoniarovayo01
    antoniarovayo01
    • 1 month ago

    Hi!! Check please, #1 regards

    • 1 month ago

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