SOP is too much work!

Posted On Aug 19 2013 by

Lately Super G and I have been engaged in a bloody battle to the death* over whether or not we should plot and outline our novels before typing “Chapter 1.” I have now written 4 novels, mostly with the SOP method. Oh, there were notes and I had a good idea where I was headed, but really, I was pantsing it in the truest sense of the word. Here’s my conclusion: not writing an outline is too much work! In a little unplanned experiment (and thanks to a certain author whom I will leave unnamed for her own protection), I …