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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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Write 1,000 Words Every Day

Write 1,000 Words Every Day by Matthew Howard This may be the best writing advice I ever received. Yes, we can learn much about the craft of writing, about style and narrative structure and how to research. But to be … 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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