Pantser Appreciation

If you rebel against the kind of writing that requires planning ahead, plotting a course, and preparing each chapter and scene, you’re not alone. We are Pantsers; proud of our discoveries, unafraid of mistakes, and free to write whatever pops into our head.

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As a fellow Pantser, I’ve collected some affirmations and insights that might help sharpen your understanding of our oft-eccentric creative process.

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Words to Collect

  • Archaic
  • Currency
  • Nouveau
  • Allot
  • Cobalt

How to Collect Words:

  1. Look it up! See what the word means and learn how it’s pronounced.
  2. Write it down in your word collecting notebook.
  3. Try to use your new word in a sentence you write today.
  4. Try to use your new word in a conversation.
  5. Enjoy your new word and expanded vocabulary!

Words to Collect

  • Whaling
  • Coffer
  • Intrepid
  • Scale
  • Beacon

 

How to Collect Words:

  1. Look it up! See what the word means and learn how it’s pronounced.
  2. Write it down in your word collecting notebook.
  3. Try to use your new word in a sentence you write today.
  4. Try to use your new word in a conversation.
  5. Enjoy your new word and expanded vocabulary!