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The Best of Both Worlds
Author Guest / August 29, 2017

Hi! Thanks for having me back! There’s been a lot of debate over whether or not it’s better to be a plotter or a pantser. I like to think that I’m a bit of a hybrid. When I first started writing I would begin a story with characters and a vague idea for the plot and then run with it to see where it would take me. Things have changed a little now that I’m writing more and at a quicker pace. Now, in the initial stages of a book, I write out the general plot and main points in the story and fit it into a schedule that I do my best to adhere to. At least, to a point. But there is still something to be said about the mystery and adventure that comes with the unravelling of a story and the characters as I write. Part of the fun of writing for me is just that, the discovery. So, when I get the whiff of a submission call that makes my muse sit up and take notice, I just have to run with it. That’s what happened with CLAIMING ZARA. My publisher put out a call for…