You started this draft with big plans. You had a vision for your story and boundless excitement for what your novel’s future might hold. Sure enough, you dove straight into writing!
However, along the way, the cracks began to show.
You started to notice holes in your story. You found yourself unsure what should come next, realized you didn’t know your characters and plot as well as you thought, and kept stumbling over the same problems again and again.
In the process, you began to second guess your story. You want this novel to be the best it can be, and you know something isn’t working—you just don’t know what.