How Writers Write · Musings

Outlining Your Book VS. “By the Seat of Your Pants”, AKA “Pantser-ing” It

Today I read a great guest blog post over on Writer Unboxed about outlining your novel before writing it, versus writing straight-off from your mind with no outline, “by the seat of your pants,” as the saying goes. I like what the writer had to say there, and it got me thinking…am I a pantser, or… Continue reading Outlining Your Book VS. “By the Seat of Your Pants”, AKA “Pantser-ing” It

How Writers Write · Musings

What IS writing? What Does It Mean? &, Writing What You Know

What does writing mean? For some, it is just scribbling something on a piece of paper. For others, it’s a struggle to try and express what they want to put down in words. I have heard it said a lot, “I don’t know how to write”, or, “I don’t write well.” This always boggled me.… Continue reading What IS writing? What Does It Mean? &, Writing What You Know