I haven't felt this inspired by or connected with my writing for years. Top secret for now, the story I'm working on will make its debut on this website first. It's that important to the Stars of Heros series.
There are two main camps of writing styles, plotting and pantsing. Seems there needs to be a third that combines the best of both worlds. Let's call it plotsing. Seems, in a weird way, I've been doing it for a while now.
The whole painful, time-consuming, infinite circle approach to my writing made me realize that things need to change, especially if I want to write as many books as I do. Ideally I want to do at the most three passes on a book before I'm done, hand it off for a proof, and then only worry about minor changes. It's the only way I'm going to get anywhere with my grand plan.