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I've been feeling pretty behind on working on my big bang fic. I have about 5k of my draft written, which I wrote like, shortly after I signed up, and I haven't touched since. I'm anticipating being way over the 20k minimum this year, so I was already feeling a little behind. I only had a partial outline, and a vague idea of where I was going. Well, the internet went out for an hour or so today, which sucked, but it gave me some distraction-free time to get my outline finished up. It looks like it's going to have a prologue and four parts, though I'm not sure if these parts are going to be actual chapters, or if I'm just going to blend them together somehow.
This actually kind of intimidated me, seeing it all laid out and where I want to go with it, because I'm kind of getting the feeling that I've bitten off more than I can chew, in terms of content. But I'm desperate to try to write a more complicated fic for once, rather than having Stan and Kyle as like, the only characters. So basically, this is largely experimental, and I'm very worried it's going to blow up in my face.
So, I want to know: what kind of progress have you guys made? How are you feeling about your ideas? Am I the only one starting to feel a little overwhelmed?