Are you a plotter or a pantser?
This question comes up a quite a bit in the online writing community, drawing a distinction between the writers who painstakingly map out their plot before writing (the “plotter”) and those who write “by the seat of their pants” and dive into writing without planning (the “pantser”).
At first glance, this distinction seems useful. And in many ways, it is.
But there is a lot more to this question than people realize—and a huge missed opportunity in the way it’s currently being asked!Continue reading Beyond Plotter/Pantser: How to Level-Up Your Writing Practice