The Pantser Resolution

"Life brings you a bold and dashing adventure." You know, I thought of myself as a plotter and not a pantser when writing stories. After completing a number of manuscripts now, I realize that I'm more unstructured than I thought. Sure, I still do research and have a general idea of where the story's going. Nonetheless, my characters always surprise me and act in ways that I never thought they would. Endings also tend to shift around for me, based on the protagonist's unforeseen … [Read more...]