Go read this interview with YA author Amelinda Berube!
This summer I participated in Pitch Wars—a competitive author mentorship program, which concludes with an agent showcase—and I was fortunate enough to work with Amelinda Bérubé as my mentor. Amelinda has a flair for crafting creepy stories and characters that will haunt your memory. She was kind enough to discuss a little about her writing process with me.
What is your favorite stage of writing, and why? Research? Brainstorming? First drafts? Revising?
Revising, absolutely. It’s so much less excruciating when the words are out there on the page and all you have to do is make them better! Research is a close second, though; it never fails to get me excited and lit up about a project, no matter how frustrated or stuck I am.
Are you a plotter, pantster, or both? Or does it vary throughout the creative process?
I’m an unhappy hybrid of the two, I think. Plantser?…
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