Yet another question for Hamilton Perez

Yet another question for Hamilton Perez

Q: Are you an outline or discovery writer?

A: I’ve always been more of an outliner, but that’s just another way to say that outlining is where I discover. Outlining lets me play with ideas freely, and it lets me jump around the story as things come to me. That said, the actual writing/discover phase always changes the outline, so there’s a lot of back and forth, which is probably why it takes me so long to finish anything. But it’s the outlining that I enjoy most. That’s where I get to play. The writing is where I work.

Hamilton Perez’s story “Problems of the Flesh
in Metaphorosis Friday, 7 October 2022.
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