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When do you know the plan is done?
Tonight's writing session has been DIFFICULT.
I have been working on my novel for a little while now and after focusing on the first few chapters I took a step back to re-evaluate, concerned about plot holes I may later hit or a dip in motivation without a proper plan ahead.
My planning method has been using the 'How To Write a Book in 30 Days'. So far this has been unbelievably helpful, I've firmed up characters and plot (well in the first section of the book at least- 25% lets say) and identified a bunch of research questions that may help.
Now I'm stuck. The planning is feeling tedious and taking so long and I've got an itching to get back to the writing with a vague hope that a lot of the plot holes will come together as I progress with the writing
So TBers, with your wealth of varied experience-
Do I keep at the plan at the end of which I may have undergone a rather tedious and at times uninspiring process but I will have a good base line structure of the entire novel?
Do I just start writing the damn thing?
Is this level of planning and structuring and questioning stifling or am I just being impatient? (the impatience would not be a first!)