I like the writing.
But it's just that: writing that I like.
It doesn't feel like I'm writing to a goal.
And actually I'm not. I don't have an ending and it's becoming obvious in the writing.
So I spent a day trying to sort out the plot by making a chart. I've NEVER done that before!
The problem is that I have multiple viewpoints and they weave in and out, so I was losing track of what was going where.
There's still one element of the story that has me stumped:
I even drew a little map of the setting. (Good artist, huh?)