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Sounds like me.


Just in case you’re wondering, the most annoying part of writing a novel, for me at least, is the part I’m at now, in which the entire novel is figured out, all the moving parts are in place and there are few if any surprises left for you as a writer — but the thing is still not done, because it’s not all written down. So paradoxically the moment that you stop worrying about whether the novel is going to work is also the moment you have to make sure you don’t get lazy or rush just to be done. Just because the novel will work is no guarantee you won’t still crash it through authorial stupidity.

The problem is compounded (again, for me at least) by the fact that since my brain knows the conceptual heavy lifting portion of novel writing is over, it’s begun to wander over to…

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