It looks like I'm not an organized writer. I don't have storyboards or lots of diagrams with plot points and subplot points and character arcs, etc., etc.
But I wonder if I should have those things.
My mind often feels very cluttered. The only time it does not is when my desk is clean, the house is clean, and my children behave. In other words, my mind feels cluttered A LOT.
I think I suffer from a lack of focus. Honing in on one particular aspect of life is often quite difficult for me to do and I think my writing suffers because of it.
I've toyed with the idea of buying First Draft in 30 Days, but I would probably use it for the first five, then forget about it. I do that a lot.
So I'm not quite sure what my writing method is. I always write out a basic outline - not with Roman numerals, but just a page or so. I know where I'm going, but sometimes, I'm not quite sure how to get there. The sagging middle is not my friend.
Tonight, this is my goal: go over all my notes for my next historical, which I do not have a name for yet, and get organized.
With my nice, clean desk, I have no excuses!
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