I finished up the last bit of one episode this morning and moved on to another. But I had the thinnest of notes on it, so I spent all afternoon struggling to find a way into the story. I rather like what I came up with. The structure is a bit more formal than usual and this will be the first episode in which Heather is not the POV character at any point. I think I’ll keep the actual narrator a secret for the moment. But it’s shaping up to be quite fun. We’ll get a look at the House from deep inside a different set of eyes.
The conflicts in the story are starting to come to a boil right now as well. In another two episodes, I’ll get to write the moment when the pot doesn’t just boil over, but explodes. I’m finding that my unconscious mind has hidden all sorts of useful tidbits in the previous sections, which are going to be useful as things progress. I know several are going to factor into the conclusion of HoC in ways that I did not have in mind when I planned the series, nor did I realize when I first wrote those details into episodes. The plot is started to pick up pace and get that gravity roll towards the ending, even though I haven’t hit the midpoint yet. I love what I’m getting.