I am so close to the finish on The Last Captain, but I have had so many plots running along different tangents for so long that I keep going, "Fuck, what about that?!" Which leads to more scribbling as I rally the troops and wrangle the story into shape.
It feels good though, to be over the hump and have the pistons of story hammering along in my headspace. I spent five hours yesterday just writing, and I still have shit to say on The Last Captain, which is refreshing. Usually I am so burnt I don't want to look at it.
In this I've been greatly assisted by Scrivener, the program I bought recently. I know it will more fully shine in the revision phase, but it has sure been handy already. I am terribly, terribly excited about that second draft and revising it.
So, back to it.
Oh, and I finally tracked the DA down and he promised me my transcript for the upcoming trial. He'd best do as he promised, or I will sick this family on him: