This week’s post is Chapter 17, Scene 5 (1.17.5), the end of Chapter 17.
I’m excited. My beta reader had good things to say – and not too many complaints – about Chapter 18’s revision. This is the thinnest margin I’ve worked with in having a bit of a buffer, and Christmas is coming, so pray for me! The world will not end if I have to take a break, but I’d really rather not. The subconscious keeps offering things I hadn’t thought about until I got to this point, and I have to listen to it.
Here’s a teaser from Bianca.
There WAS an enormous storm in California – we were offered a chance by the airline to switch to a day earlier, and took it.
Still recovering from the huge effort of the trip, so I haven’t gotten around to writing about the hike in Muir Woods yet, but I made the main loop on my own (with lots of stops), and I’m very pleased.
I keep working on those legs and back – spending some of my energy there – if it is physically possible, I will manage to get back to walking unaided. If not, I will keep walking as much as I can with my aids. The other option, quitting, goes against the grain. And it is too hard on other people – I’d rather be hard on myself.
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