August 12th, 2012

inverarity

WHY DO MY PLOTS HAVE TO MAKE SENSE?

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Poll #1859716 Writing poll

Do you have a WIP you are working on?

Yes
24(96.0%)
No
1(4.0%)

Are you an outliner or a seat-of-the-pantser?

Outliner
3(12.0%)
Pantser
11(44.0%)
A little of both
11(44.0%)

Do you do a lot of revision as you write, or do you just keep going and then go back and fix things?

Revise as I go, try to fix holes when I spot them.
15(60.0%)
Minimal editing in the first draft, making a note of things that need to be worked out in revision.
9(36.0%)
Write like the wind and don't look back, baby! Plot holes are what you fix in the rewrite.
1(4.0%)

How often do you find gaping plot holes in what you are writing?

Rarely - I am a careful planner.
2(8.7%)
Sometimes, but usually nothing major.
15(65.2%)
A lot, but I kind of expect it.
5(21.7%)
My stories are one big plot hole until I go back to put it all together in the rewrite.
1(4.3%)