I'm now halfway through this new project and while I still don't know if it would be better, it's definitely harder than I thought it would be, for one main reason.
My plotting process just doesn't work that way. I've found it impossible to sit in front of a blank page and come up with things on the spot. In fact, I get most of my ideas in the most unlikely and often inopportune times and places.
|Friend: "...and I'm on the verge of losing my job and my neighbor ran over my cat...hey, are you even listening?"|
The most important thing is to know what works for you and what you feel most comfortable with. If you think you write best sitting on a bench at a noisy street corner, wearing your lucky pinwheel hat while humming the theme song to MASH, then you go right ahead and churn out that bestseller.