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Pantser or Plotter?

While at the Pikes Peak Writer’s Conference this last April, a friendly woman sat beside me at lunchtime and launched into conversation with “pantser or plotter?” 467 more words

Writers

Plotter, Pantser, Gardener

If you have ever seen an author interview, very often you will see a question about whether the author is a plotter or a pantser. 508 more words

Writing

Being a pantser made it possible to become a plotter

I decided to change my novel writing strategy. I’m a pantser no more. A few days into writing using an outline and knowing my major plot points, something miraculous has happened: I’m not freaking out and experiencing high levels of gut churning fear at the blank page staring me down each morning when I begin to write. 352 more words

Words

Musing: How to Plan

To my understanding, there are two camps of writers.  Planners and Pantsers.  If you’re not familiar with the latter, it means writing by the seat of your pants. 390 more words

Writing

Are you a "plotter" or a "pantser"? - Karen S. Chow

(personal photo)

Take a glimpse of my calendar in the picture above. Does this tell you that I’m a “plotter” or a “pantser” (plotter being a writer who outlines, pantser being a writer who doesn’t)? 178 more words

To Scrivener or Not to Scrivener?

What are your thoughts on this software?  I’d love to hear them along with any advice you can offer!

I just started using Scrivener because getting organized wasn’t a problem–it was maintaining organization once I started changing things in my manuscript. 248 more words

Writing

The Next Page

Worrying about not having any ideas / not knowing what to write? I’ll let you in on a little secret: You’re in a better position than those who’ve already mapped-out their idea with military precision. 165 more words

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