Fly By the Seat of Your Pants

Plotters plot and pansters fly by the seat of their pants. I have done both in many genres of writing, including both fiction and nonfiction, and let me tell you–I will never be a pantser.

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Begin in the Middle

I think there are times when a prologue is helpful and times when it isn’t, and I know not everyone agrees. That said, you’ll want to keep some things in mind when starting with a prologue. 

From Prologue to Fin

Each book follows its own journey and that’s okay. As long as I still arrive at the final product, I’m pleased. That being said, there are still a few rituals I follow for all of my stories, no matter the genre, length or series.