Well, the title says it all, really. The (final) set of plans for this draft of the book is now finished. I now have a chapter-by-chapter breakdown of the novel, and the “fragments” I mentioned before are rapidly being transferred to their proper places within the overall story.
Of course, the book’s outline will almost certainly continue to change in subsequent drafts; the key thing is that it isn’t going to change anymore in this draft, and that any further time on this draft will be spent writing it rather than planning. That way, I might actually get this draft finished at some point. I’m actually hoping to have the draft done by the end of the year…if only to add just that tiny amount of pressure I need in order to crack on.
It’s safe to say that my overall writing process has changed significantly in the past year or…
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