Flying by the Seat of Your Pants: Third Option–Labyrinth Walker

Hang around writers long enough, and eventually you’ll be at a kaffeeklatsch or dinner or late night talk at a hotel bar, and someone will say to you, “Are you a plotter or pantser?”

I propose a third kind of plotting technique; labyrinth walking.

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Flying by the Seat of Your Pants: Writing Off The Map…

It’s a favorite panel topic at science fiction conventions – scratch around in any con’s program and some variation of “pantser or plotter?” will pop up, like you’re playing Whack-a-Mole. You’d think people have heard everything to be said about … Continue reading


Writing Life: Deconstructing the World

I’ve got a writing exercise for ya.’ I’m hopeful it will put ideas into your head. It requires reverse engineering something, in this case, greeting cards.  Those new any occasion cards with blank interiors are the best for this. Here’s … Continue reading