Plotting and Pacing or Plodding and Jumping

Very good artcle 😀

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Plots 101 with an excellent example of what NOT to do.

There is a fight in writing that came with NaNoWriMo’s existence.  [NaNoWriMo and its good vs its bad is another post not the least  the very stupid motto “The World needs your novel”  and most find, sadly, the world don’t give a rats ass about your book.  Even the pros know this.  NaNoWriMo lies to you on so many levels it might as well be your ex.]

Pantsing vs Plotting.  The idea that you sit down and just write out the story by organic flow is pantsing.  It’s the Artsy Fartsy method.  I am a writer.  What I write is what the book should be because it is a pure product of my little [very little] brain.  And frankly how you end up with 14 pages of the car trip to the damn store to buy a damn cell…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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