Scene: Writer is sitting at computer, working on in-progress novel.
Rising Action: Said writer decides to go online to research a portion of the history.
Climax, and also falling action: The research continues for two hours, as said writer finds so many interesting facts, contradictory issues, and related stories.
Conclusion: Writer is tired of sitting at the computer. Calls it a day after only writing two paragraphs on novel.
This was yesterday. Hopefully, it will not be today.
If any of you have any helpful tips to avoid these research rabbit holes, I am all ears.
Blessings on your day,