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Researching an Historical Fiction Novel: How Much Is Too Much?

Researching an Historical Fiction Novel: How Much Is Too Much? by Marcus A. Nannini The further removed your novel is from the present day, the more critical the research element becomes. You know the story you desire to convey, but … Continue reading

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Why I Like Being a “Pantser”

Why I Like Being a “Pantser” by Janine R. Pestel Yes, it’s true – I am a “pantser.” I do not make an outline when I begin a new short story, novella, or even a novel. Why? Because I haven’t … Continue reading

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To Outline or Not to Outline

To Outline or Not to Outline by Patrick Hodges Most fiction writers fall into one of two categories, which in the vernacular are called “plotters” and “pantsers.” Lest you be unfamiliar with these terms: a “pantser” is someone who sits … Continue reading

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