Writing

I wish I were a plotter

In the writing world, there are “plotters” and there are “pantsers.” Plotters meticulously organize their writing with binders and whiteboards and storyboards filled with character charts and sticky notes that detail perfect three-act story arcs. Plotters not only know who their characters are, not only what they’re going to do in chapter five, but what they did before the story even began. Plotters seem to love planning. Pantsers, in contrast, often start with a general…

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