Oh my God – I get as far as chapter 27 in its first draft form, everything is going swimmingly, and then suddenly my characters start to deviate from the story outline! So now I don’t even know the ending of my own book any more. I’m quite disturbed by this, because now it means I have no idea how many chapters I’ll finally end up with (probably about 50 at this rate!) and I don’t know where the story’s going to end up. But I’m going to let it take its own natural course and see where it ends up – surely my characters have strayed off the beaten track for a reason, so I’ll let them guide me.
I’m ashamed to say that I’ve got no coursework done since I last updated my blog, though I did a little bit of radio research, and I’ve written no more short stories either. I need some creative sparks to set me off again – mine have fizzled out at the moment.
Anyway I’ll keep this one short, Grim is calling to me – he’s waiting to direct me through the next chapter J