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Quotation: Are You a Plotter or a Pantser (Again)?

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“Like many writers I know, I do not (so far) outline my work in advance. I begin a novel with a destination in mind but the route is vague. Any attempt to map the journey will, I worry, render the unwritten pages artificial and ridiculous.”

— Margot Livesey, The Hidden Machinery: Essays on Writing (p. 138)

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