Pantser or Plotter?

Do your characters write your story, or do you? Who’s in charge? Pantsing or plotting – which works best?

Do Your Characters Write Your Story?

Some writers hate to plot saying they would rather discover the adventures along the way. I can agree to that to a point. I may not have the whole story in my head, but there’s a certain idea of how I want the story to go. But like most writers, once I start writing, the characters have a way of taking over – and that’s where the fun begins! Continue reading Pantser or Plotter?

 

About C.A. Simonson

C.A. Simonson is a freelance writer and author of five novels and five nonfiction books. Her award-winning short stories have appeared in seven anthologies. Close to 800 informational articles, human interest stories, content pieces, and DIY articles have been published in national print and online magazines, periodicals, and newsletters. Her books are available in paperback, digital, and audio format on Amazon, KOBO, iTunes, Barnes and Noble, and audible.com or at casimonson.com. With her love of writing and skills as a former IT help desk/trainer, she assists other aspiring authors with editing, formatting, and self-publication. C.A. Simonson lives in the Ozarks of Missouri.
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1 Response to Pantser or Plotter?

  1. MICHAEL STORY says:

    I want to thank C.A. Simonson for her help in editing my first completed manuscript. Now I just need a couple of Beta Readers to read it and give me their opinion of the flow and content.

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