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 …

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Screw Neatness

I have a holdup. A holdup that has been holding me back from my desire to outline. Or to track facts in stories. Or to generally write things down that I need to remember. Perfectionism. It’s a disease, I am certain, this drive to have to be perfect in what I do. Even in notebooks …

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