Riffle was kind enough to ask me some questions for their scifi/fantasy page. Here’s a bit of the interview:
Describe your writing process—are you an outliner, or a pantser?
Both! I start off with a concept that fascinates me or a character who won’t leave me alone. Then I write until some sort of structure starts to suggest itself. Next, I outline on giant pieces of paper using flowcharts, diagrams, index cards, and colored pens. I need to do this on paper, rather than on the computer, because the physical action of writing everything down and moving it around stimulates the creative part of my brain.
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