I am up to 140K words now, which those of you who are counting will realize is only 2000 words in the last three weeks. Yes, I suck.
Okay, it's one of those mushy middle transitory chapters where I am not sure how to push through and make interesting things happen without being boring along the way. But I seem to have made progress in the last couple of days; as usual, it comes from deviating from my weak-ass outline and writing dialog as I go along and realizing a new subplot has emerged.
Alexandra has been trying to be good. But now she's back to saying "Fuck it, Ima do what I want."
The more interesting things always seem to happen when Alexandra is off her leash. Go figure.
So, we have an awesome new illustration by cactuscommando — Alexandra, if she lives to be 20:
Visiting Home by cactusfantastico on deviantART
And two more character illustrations:
Innocence Pritchard by cactusfantastico on deviantART
Mary Shirtliffe by cactusfantastico on deviantART