Between the prototype and the final draft though is lots of coffee drinking, talking aloud, and walking around to loosen up the original idea in order to make coherent mental edits. I need the mental and physical space to work through an idea, the freedom to look like a bumbling fool to the mere passerby.
Oh, the woes of the creative mind. Others may lovingly refer to it as the "creative process." Whatever your preferred phrase may be, know that you are not alone.