GYWD 22: Tools of the Trade with Plottr Founders Cameron Sutter and Ryan Zee

Episode #22

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Are you the kind of person who likes to hash out all the details before you start writing? Or are you the kind of person who likes to take an idea, start writing, and see where it goes?

 Whether or not you’ve taken sides in the Plotter/Pantser wars, all fiction writers eventually have the same needs. They need to figure out their story’s timeline, they need to make sure their plots are coherent, they need to understand their characters’ arcs, and so on.

So today I’m excited to be chatting with Cameron Sutter and Ryan Zee, founders of the fantastic new app, Plottr. Plottr is a beautiful app with easy-to-use drag & drop visual timelines that let you construct outlines and plots more quickly than ever. And it has built-in plot templates based on time-tested structures like the Hero’s Journey, the 12 Chapter Mystery, and Romancing the Beat.

Whether you’re a plotter or a pantser, the Plottr app is definitely worth checking out.


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