Story Planning: Leaving Our Options Open – by Jami Gold…

Something for plotters and pansers here.

Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog

Hang around writers long enough, and we’re bound to hear grumblings from the plotter vs. pantser divide. (Pantsers are those who write by the seat of their pants.) In the endless debate, some claim there’s a “right” way and a “wrong” way to draft our story.

Some act like plotters are the only “professional” way to write…even though plenty of famous authors don’t plot their stories in advance. Others act like pantsers are the only writers who let their characters be true to themselves rather than puppets acting as the author needs for the plot.

Continue reading HERE

View original post

Elizabeth: Friday Writing Sprints: June 14th 2019

via Elizabeth: Friday Writing Sprints Rather than simply sharing a snippet from my work in progress, as in past weeks, I decided to have a go at the flash fiction challenge today. I used the exercise to project ahead and begin writing a future scene in my current novella, which has helped me gain a … Continue reading Elizabeth: Friday Writing Sprints: June 14th 2019