Writing the Excuses 4 – Planning

In keeping with the suggestion I made for myself in my post, “In The Numbers”, I am going to go over the 4 excuses that Dean Wesley Smith listed in his own article that inspired the aforementioned post. In this post, I’ll go over the 4th excuse: “Excuse #4… What about all the plotting and … Continue reading Writing the Excuses 4 – Planning

Done. Next!

Took me long enough. Yesterday (12/21/2020) in the early afternoon, a little more than four years since book 1, I finished what effectively is a rewritten 1st draft of the next chapter of “The Dangerous Life of Agnes Pyle”. By no means is the book ready. A lot of work is needed to get it … Continue reading Done. Next!

The Ails of Being a Pantser

There are lots of troubles when you are a pantser. Writers know what I mean, but for everyone else, here’s the scoop: a pantser is a writer who writes by the seat of their pants. No plan, no outlines, just writing. And it has been getting to be a bigger problem for me than anything … Continue reading The Ails of Being a Pantser