Confession time: I never had a plan for my novel from NaNoWriMo. I never created an outline, did a free write, anything. It was completely written based on whatever popped into my head.
And that worked for a little over 50,000 word. But now I feel lost. I’m not sure where I want this story to go. I mean, I have some idea of the ending I’d ideally want. What I’m less sure about is how to actually write it in a way that is conclusive, makes sense, is actually connected to the rest of the novel, and isn’t too trite or cliched.
I feel strongly that this novel could turn out to be at least decent. It needs some serious editing though. And oh yeah, I should probably actually finish it.
Oh also… as much as I loved your comments and insight, I’ve deleted my NaNoWriMo posts. There’s some speculative talk about independent publishing (granted I finish it) and I don’t want there to be copyright issues. :(