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    Plot or Pants?

    Are you a plotter or a pantser? Or do you utilise a bit of both? Ultimately we are all unique individuals and what works for one may not work for another. I’ve been thinking about the two methods and seeing which works best for me. Pants for the characters When I look back on the books I’ve read, especially those from over a decade, it’s the characters who I recall while the plot fades into a vague synopsis. I like to put a lot of effort into fleshing out my characters and this is where pantsing comes into its own. The characters are key. If the plot was a car,…