by Nina Amir
It’s the “mappers vs. pantsers,” those who like to map out what they will write first versus those who like to write “by the seat of their pants” or as inspiration hits them.
Sometimes you can write a book “off the top of your head” and have it all make sense. More often than not, you end up needing to do a lot of editing because what you thought made sense when you were writing actually doesn’t make sense later to anyone but you.
In other words, when you finish writing, the manuscript needs a lot of revising.
I have a tendency to be a ‘pantser’, but I’ve learned to be a planner, and I think everyone should be. This is especially true if you write ebooks to boost your business or to impact readers or inspire them to action of any sort.
The reason why is simple: You’ll write your ebook a lot faster and more effectively and the end product will fulfill your purpose. [Read more…]