Have no fear of perfection—you’ll never reach it.
Imagination is what you do with your inspiration.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right—for you’ll be criticized anyway.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t—you’re right.
Pantsers come in just as many shapes and styles as Plotters. Just as each Plotter might have a different method for how to prepare themselves for writing, individual Pantsers usually have their own little starting rituals or attack strategies in place, too. Just because a Pantser doesn’t plot doesn’t mean they’re necessarily going in blind, either.
I’ve collected a few tips and tricks for how Pantsers can prepare for a productive Camp NaNoWriMo session this July… no pre-writing necessary:
Being a nerd, which is to say going too far and caring too much about a subject, is the best way to make friends I know.