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An Experiment in Pantsing: Introduction

by Kellyn Roth |
December 22, 2016

I’m a plotter, through and through. The more I plot, the better my novel turns out. However, I want to experiment in pantsing. So today I started the fourth novel in The Chronicles of Alice and Ivy. With no outlining. With no character…ing. With no plotting.


Welcome to my experiment in pantsing.
Ready for this? It’s a blog series! And what’s weirder is that I just came up with it five seconds ago! Yay! I’M ABOUT TO COMMIT SUICIDE BUT THIS IS GONNA BE GOOD! 😛
What was the point of this post?! Nothing. There is no point to it. Why is there no point to it? Because there was no planning. HOW CAN THERE BE A POINT WITHOUT PLOT?
~Kellyn Roth

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19 Responses

  1. Woo-hoo! Hurrah for Kellyn! (Yes, I’m a total panster…I can’t get ANYWHERE if I plot….)
    BTW, Is this novel At her fingertips or after it?

        1. It’s still in the drafting stages and I have no idea where it’s going, but I know that Ivy is going to go to Scotland and do something like charity-work or working as a nurse or … something!

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