The cliff hanger

Do you round up your chapters or add a cliff hanger? This was a question posed by someone using the #writingcommunity hashtag on Twitter. My answer is that I initially rounded¬†up chapters until an editor made me stop. Her reasoning was that if you round up your chapters into neatly self contained stories, then a …

Plotter or Pantser?

I was asked this question for an author interview recently and had to look it up, even though I¬†worked out what it meant without quite knowing how pantser worked into the concept. For those still uninitiated, a plotter plots their books before they type a single letter, and a pantser flies by the seat of …