Quote Originally Posted by Old Hack View Post
Consider that you might also do worse by planning. I know I've found it makes my fiction writing worse: once I've planned a novel out I have already discovered the story, and there's no reason for me to write it. I'm far better discovering the story as I write. It gives me something to write for. Planning kills that.
I agree. If you don't plan, AND you've been able to finish novels, then clearly planning isn't for you.