So, NaNoWriMo is about to start, and you haven't got a plot. Don't panic! Writing a novel without a comprehensive plan is an exciting endeavour, and it is definitely not impossible. The fun in pantsing is in the uncertainty; rather than painting-by-numbers, you get to create your story piece by piece, and discover the story along with the reader.
Here are 4 methods of writing a novel without a plan (and without panic).