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      May 28, 2019

      Tuesday   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

      235 North National Avenue
      Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin 54935

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      Pantsers or Plotters: Author to Discuss Writing

      Plan Your Writing or Jump Right in?
      Local author David Michael Williams will explore the pros, cons and myths of two disparate fiction-writing methods at the May meeting of the Fond du Lac Area Writers (FAW).

      Williams, author of six novels, will present “Pantsers vs. Plotters: Which is the Better Approach for Writing a Novel?” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at MPTC, Room O104.

      “Some authors jump head first into a rough draft. They are ‘pantsers.’ Others take painstaking care to plan out their stories before attempting Chapter 1. Those are ‘plotters’," Williams said. “My presentation will show how outlining your book could help—or harm—the creative process,” he added.

      Williams used both methods for his past literary efforts, including his latest novel, “If Dreams Can Die,” released as a paperback and e-book on May 21. In addition to The Renegade Chronicles, a sword-and-sorcery fantasy trilogy, and The Soul Sleep Cycle, a genre-bending “dreampunk” series, he is the author of several short stories and the play “Fallout,” which was performed at Thelma as part of the 24-Hour Theater experience last October.

      The FAW meeting is free and open Williams’ fans as well as anyone who wants to learn more about writing fiction, regardless of genre. The guest speaker will present at 7 a.m., followed by a meet-and-great and book signing at around 8 p.m.

      More information about the author and his books can be found at If Dreams Can Die and his other books are available at To learn more about FAW, visit

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