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Chapter 14. Time to Outline > Outline Rules - Pg. 111

Time to Outline 2. Subdivision Main Head A. Subhead 1. Subdivision 2. Subdivision 3. Subdivision B. Subhead Main Head A. Subhead B. Subhead C. Subhead 111 II. III. Go Solo: Include Only One Idea Per Line Put only one idea under each Roman numeral, capital letter, or number. Running multiple ideas together defeats the very purpose of the outline: to separate and differentiate ideas. Here's what I mean: No-No I. Circumstances sometimes force people to live alone. Grown children leave the nest--they go to college, move to other cities to get jobs, or marry and move away to start families of their own. Yes-Yes