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Balancing Pantsing and Plotting: Part 2

If you missed part 1, find it here. As I mentioned in the last post, finding a balance between pantsing and plotting was elusive and frustrating. So, I decided to take off my pants. Taking Off My Pants Well, not exactly, but I did read Libbie Hawker’s ebook, Take Off…

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Balancing Pantsing and Plotting: Part 1

Pantsing and Plotting: A Never-Ending Debate Pantsing (also known as discovery writing): Flying by the seat of your pants while writing, letting the stories and the characters come to you as you go. Plotting (also known as outlining): Planning the details of your book—the plot, the structure, the characters, the…

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Book Review: Outlining Your Novel by K. M. Weiland

Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success K. M. Weiland PenForASword Publishing, 2011 187 pages. Available in paperback, Kindle, and Audible formats. Category: Nonfiction, Writing Reference Over the last year or so, K. M. Weiland has become one of my favorite resources for writing advice and information, and it…

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REVIEW: Scrivener Writing Software (Updated Nov. 2017)

In the last couple of months, Scrivener writing software has become an essential tool for me both for writing and business tasks. Literature and Latte, the makers of Scrivener, describe the software as “a powerful content-generation tool for writers that allows you to concentrate on composing and structuring long and…

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