Some are discovery writers. Some are outliners. Some are in-betweeners.
Whatever the plotting style, great writers track their story from start to finish.
I, not yet being a great world-famous writer, was in my fifth chapter of NOLA when I realized I’d used much of the same language in Chapter Two. Now, we all know New Orleans is worth visiting more than once, but this novel is a mystery, not a time travel sci-fi. So, back to the old storyboard I went.
Only I didn’t have a storyboard. No worries. I remembered enough to keep it from happening again. Until … read the rest. . .