#WritingANovel: Preparation for Plotters and Pantsters.

This is the stage I’m at right now with my motivational memoir and while most of the time I’m a panster, with this I’m actually opting for the plotter and am doing a lot of planning. Indeed, I must confess that the plotting has now reached procrastination point. How about you? xx Rowena
PS Tell sick kids and injured kids that you’re on a schedule!! One sick and driving the other one back and forth between school and Xray and scans on her Achilles heel. This is probably just the beginning of trouble as she’s a dancer.

Alison Williams Writing

“It’s a job, not a hobby. You don’t write the way you build a model airplane. You have to sit down and work, to schedule your time and stick with it. Even if it’s just for an hour or so each day, you have to get a babysitter and make the time. If you’re going to make writing succeed, you have to approach it as a job.”
Rosellen Brown 

 So you’re ready to write your novel? You’ve got an idea burning away at the back of your mind that you can’t get rid of. Characters keep popping up, talking to you, urging you to write their story. But the notebook’s blank, the computer screen‘s white. You’re hesitating over that first line. How do you get prepared?

Spongebob blank

Well, that rather depends on whether you’re a plotter or a pantster!

If you’re a plotter, like me, you like to have that…

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2 thoughts on “#WritingANovel: Preparation for Plotters and Pantsters.

  1. roweeee Post author

    Yes, but I can get so caughjt up in the research that I don’t write the intended piece. I’m actually doing a bit of backtracking at the moment.

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