|y, outline is a piece of steps to write. Whether it would help writing process or not depends on the writer. However, outline used to faster writing process. By outline, writer could easily compose writings without taking lots of time to create chapters in the middle of writing process. In outline, a writer is used to write basic ideas, numbers of chapter, sometimes including content of every chapter. A writer has no reason to waste more time if an outline has been created before writing process is started.
Particularly, outline really help fiction-story authors, who are used to write novels