To plot, or not to plot... (Literary Smackdown)

The Next Chapter

The Next Chapter and Canada Writes have teamed up to present the Literary Smackdown: a series of great authorial showdowns about the ins and outs of writing. First up: Andrew Pyper and Sheila Heti go head to head on a classic question: to plot or not to plot. Is it better to plan out the plot of novel before you begin to write or go forth boldly onto the blank page to see where you end up?

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