I have. A nice, tidy, 75,000 word novel and, I freely admit, I am feeling very pleased with myself. Is it marketable? Maybe, though it won't rock the literary world. I wrote it knowing that it might never see the light of day, but it was something I wanted to do. Here's the problem; I am not ready to begin reviewing, rewriting. It is all too new, too fresh. So what is a fellow to do? I wrote the novel fully intending to make it a trilogy, or even a series. I still have the characters and the extended plot rambling around in my brain. My sensible side says to put the next book on hold. Take a break if I need to, but do the grunt work and get the first one polished and complete. The creative side of me is telling the sensible side to take a long walk off a short pier. What would you do? Would you put the creative process on hold in the hopes that you can get the first one completed and sold? Would you throw caution to the wind and continue to work while the inspiration is there?