Chris Baty



Chris Baty isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but they do have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from their feed.

Pantsing Vs Plotting

image

It’s time to face one of the hardest stages of writing your novel: plotting. Are you a pantser or a plotter? If you’re not sure yet, NaNo guest Will Soulsby-McCreath will take us through their steps on how to figure out where you and your project fall on this particular spectrum. 

People will talk about being a pantser or a plotter like you’re going to land in one of these boxes and stay

Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Share on Twitter
Published on September 27, 2021 14:11
Average rating: 3.85 · 7,785 ratings · 1,029 reviews · 7 distinct worksSimilar authors
No Plot? No Problem!: A Low...

3.83 avg rating — 6,913 ratings — published 2004 — 12 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The No Plot? No Problem! No...

3.93 avg rating — 390 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Chicago City Guide

by
4.05 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The NaNoLand Chronicles

4.09 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2007
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ready, Set, Novel!: A Workbook

by
4.14 avg rating — 400 ratings — published 2011
Rate this book
Clear rating
Don't Let the World Pass Yo...

by
3.71 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 2005
Rate this book
Clear rating
Central Europe

by
3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2003
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Chris Baty…
“A novel rough draft is like bread dough; you need to beat the crap out of it for it to rise.”
Chris Baty, No Plot? No Problem!: A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days

“A deadline is, simply put, optimism in its most kick-ass form. It's a potent force that, when wielded with respect, will level any obstacle in its path. This is especially true when it comes to creative pursuits.”
Chris Baty, No Plot? No Problem!: A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days

“There's an old folk saying that goes: whenever you delete a sentence from your NaNoWriMo novel, a NaNoWriMo angel loses its wings and plummets, screaming, to the ground. Where it will likely require medical attention.”
Chris Baty

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
The Seasonal Read...: Summer Challenge 2012: Reading Plans 39 323 Aug 15, 2012 09:20AM  
Chicks On Lit: Title and Author Game 4055 1711 Apr 16, 2013 09:48AM  
Comfort Reads: This topic has been closed to new comments. What are you reading right now? (SEE NEW THREAD) 7677 2284 Sep 03, 2013 01:13AM  
The Challenge Fac...: TCF'S Brrrr Winter Seasonal Challenge 60 132 Mar 18, 2014 08:04AM  


Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Chris to Goodreads.