The title says it all.  I’m at a point in the story where I’m struggling to find the right direction to push forward to the end.  I’ve finished nine chapters so far, but the tenth is proving to be difficult.  When I outlined it and made the chapter description for it I struggled.  I finally settled on how the chapter would play out, but now that I am about to write it I realized that it messes up the pacing a bit.

I know I’m not supposed to get too analytical about it since this is just the first draft.  However, this problem is so glaring to me that I feel I need to address it now instead of having to do a total rewrite later.  This is the only chapter I’m having a problem with and once I get past this point it should be smooth sailing from here on out.

I was hoping to have the first draft finished by now, but life got in the way last week and I did very little writing.  This week will hopefully be different!  I’m going to get cracking on that tenth chapter and see how far I can get before going to bed.  I really need to clear this hurdle!

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