Write that book

K E Fraser - indie author

An oft-quoted statistic of a friend of mine is that 80% of people feel they “have a book inside them. Of course the first hurdle in publishing is getting the wretched thing out.

If you search the internet you will find a lot of advice on writing; this blog isn’t necessarily about that part of the process, I’m aiming more to help on the logistics of publishing, but I will talk about the writing side from time to time.

Today I’m talking about one of the major differences in writing styles: whether you are a ‘pantser’ or a ‘plotter’.

The term ‘pantser’ derives from the idiom ‘to fly by the seat of your pants’. Basically, you make it up as you go along. You start with a scene and roll on through from there with no idea where you are going or how you are going to get there.

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