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The Better way to write a book: Plotter or Pantser: Debbie Young, Rosalind Minett, Keith Dixon and David Penny

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What’s the difference between plotting and pantsing, and does either approach produce better books?

A debate between advocates of each method, refereed by someone who thinks she might be a bit of both.

 

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Debbie is giving away a signed paperback copy of her latest collection of humorous short stories “Marry In Haste: 15 Short Stories of Dating, Love and Marriage.”

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Rosalind is giving away a paperback of “Me-Time Tales: Tea Breaks for Mature Women and Curious Men”, and an e-book copy of “Intrusion” which is Book 1 in the Relative Invasion series.

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David is offering one winner the opportunity to name a victim in his next mystery (there will be more than one victim so male or female names allowed). His next book will be set in a contemporary setting, so you will not be limited to historical names.

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Head on over to Amazon to download your complimentary copy of Keith‘s book “Altered Life”, part of the Sam Dyke Investigation series.

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