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Plotting for Pantsters (or How I used a Role Playing Game to Plot!) March 16-29 We all love to write organically- letting our mind wander, taking the time to ponder over each step as the story flows from our fingertips. Yet, there comes a time when just winging it doesn't work completely. So, how can you find a way to plot your story, yet not make it feel like you've written it while plotting? Is there a way to balance the organic writing technique and the detailed plotlines that many authors follow? What you'll learn-- - Create characters and how to keep track of their stats - how to create a story blurb - how to find the major plot points and use them to framework - your story - Colour coding the plot points to keep balance for your choice of subgenre - Using a chapter plotter, learn how to give yourself the detail YOU want, balanced with the need to write organically - Organizing your work to make your writing more efficient and easier for you to get back to. Cynnara Tregarth lives in a land where the sun shines and she can honestly say she lives on the male genitalia of the United States. An erotic romance writer, she was proud to be a pantster-- up til the point when it took more than her muse to keep writing. Then she discovered her fear of overplotting, thus creating this system that's allowed her to plot just enough to keep her going and be free enough to not feel like she's repeating them.

  1. Typing Lesson 2: Character Basics Part 2

    Started by Cynnara, March 17th, 2009 05:09 PM
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  2. Yeah Welcome to Plotting for Pantsters!

    Started by Cynnara, March 15th, 2009 08:02 PM
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  3. Lesson 1: Character Basics Part 1

    Started by Cynnara, March 16th, 2009 07:34 PM
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