A couple of weeks ago, our theme was writing Kindle fiction, and we talked about plotters and pantsers.
“When it comes to plotting, there are two kinds of writers: plotters, and ‘pantsers.’ The plotters LOVE to plot. One of my friends writes 20,000-word plots. Another writer friend is a pantser; he just starts writing. He has no idea where he’s going, he just keeps writing until he’s done. As you might imagine, he needs to do lots of revisions – he doesn’t figure out his plot until he’s almost done with the book.”
Brandon Sanderson calls plotters “architects” and pantsers “gardeners” — wonderful terms used by George RR Martin.
I enjoyed the video below. Watch it, if you’re wondering about plot, and remember, whatever you’re doing, you’re doing it RIGHT, as long as you keep writing.
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