Pantser Turned Plotter: Two Organizing Tools that You Need in Your Life

I have recently learned of two great new tools that I am dying to share with you! I’ve been looking for something to help me plan. I wanted high level ideas that could expand like a mind map. I wanted color coding tags between characters like in Trello. I wanted the freedom to move aroundContinue reading “Pantser Turned Plotter: Two Organizing Tools that You Need in Your Life”

Plantser progress: Some Basics of Character Profiles

So, for the record, so far the plantser method is working. Details I never would have explored before are surfacing and intervening into the plot… Time will tell if it makes writing easier or not. I gave myself a planning limit. No words written, only planning this month. I was worried about losing the excitement,Continue reading “Plantser progress: Some Basics of Character Profiles”

Plantster: Converting From Pantser

In my last post, I admitted that I am an under-writer and also 100% pantser. I’m wanting to change that! Why? Well, my beta readers noticed that in early drafts I would describe my characters at the end of a scene. It was becoming a joke because it happened in more than a couple chapters.Continue reading “Plantster: Converting From Pantser”

Plantster: Combination of Plotter and Pantser

This is how I imagine a planster: a potted plant wearing a disguise. You think you’ve planted a seed that is growing as you tend it. But in reality it’s probably a poky cactus that will never flower. So what is a plantster really? Well… Plantser = Plotter + Pantser Plotter: I think of aContinue reading “Plantster: Combination of Plotter and Pantser”

Release Day for Mars and Mayhem

On September 4th, my book was delivered to tons of Kindle devices, for you to start reading! Paperback is available to order! Yes, this post is September 10th, but the truth about my delay is September 5th is the day Hasling became my pen name. I’ll let you read into that one. There is somethingContinue reading “Release Day for Mars and Mayhem”