A couple of months ago, I compared my work on this manuscript to herding cats.
Today, as I reworked yet another unworkable outline for a half-chapter, I shifted to a new cliché: rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic.
But this time, it'll really be unsinkable. Right?
[ADDENDUM: I went back to search for the "Herding Cats" post so I could link it. Turns out that "a couple of months ago" was actually seven months ago. Over half a year. I was so optimistic then...]