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There are plotters, and discovery writers. You sound like a plotter. There's nothing wrong with that. Take the time you need to outline your story so you feel comfortable with it, and additionally accept that things will change as you go. There are many different methods to creating a plot, and none of them are wrong; you just have figure out what works for ...


Well, I just spill my heart and soul and guts onto the page, and then arrange it all into a good book afterwards. I am doing this with the first book I've ever written, and although it takes a couple of years, you eventually get good enough to edit it into something great. Cheerio!


Start writing. Don't be so afraid to get it wrong. A writer can get a long way by emphasizing quantity over quality.

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