Plot It:  Plotter vs. Pantster

Should I or shouldn’t I?  Plot, I mean.  Here’s the question every writer struggles with.

Should I plot this sucker?  Or should I follow where the idea leads me?

Should I just launch into writing and see where it takes me?

Or should I plot out every scene and sequel, checking all the boxes?

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More on Plot as the One Guiding Decision
A Continuation of the Previous Blog — which was shorter 😉 .

Detailed Look at the 7 Types of Plot

The title of this chapter in Think like a Pro is “One Guiding Decision :: Plot It”, and plot is truly the guiding decision for any writing.

While many plot structures abound (and several are discussed later in the Think/Pro chapter), it is the 7 Plot Types that will give the KEY that every writer needs to use to unlock story.

That KEY is coming, I promise, but first let’s look at the three required elements for each of the 7 Plot Types.

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