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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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New Resources Page!

Today, I added a new feature to my website, a Resources for Fiction Writers page. My goal is for this to be a collection of the best resources available for fiction writers that I have found. I will be adding to it as I remember past ones and find new…

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5 Ways to Find A Writing Community — Blots & Plots

Community. We all know how much of a difference it can make. This week, I am featuring an important post from Jenny Bravo of Blots & Plots. She provides some good tips on how to find like-minded people on your writing journey, both virtually and in person. I found this…

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SUNDAY REBLOG: 7 Ways to Help You Be Precise in Your Writing | Live Write Thrive via @CSLakin

After a week off to recover from bronchitis, I am back to share a great post from Live Write Thrive guest author Dawn Field. This post gives you some tips on how to evoke the feelings you want in your writing without using too many words. Read it, and see…

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