It's okay to have a phase during which you write, try out and let your creativity run wild, just to find the direction a project will go to. However, at some point you should sift through your material and ask yourself - where am I going? Do I want to write a thriller for adults? A children's book? Who are my idols? Who’s book do I want my novel to stand next to in a bookshop? What is the best result I can realistically achieve? How can I achieve it and in what period of time?