I have been an absentee writer to the story of my Mr Tumnal, and I hate myself for it. That’s not to say that I’ve not been busy and productive in other ways, but I always feel this way after I have been busy with other projects that have taken me away from my writing. Thankfully, when I compared my handwritten original with the Word copy, I discovered that I was a few pages behind. Typing these up has refreshed my memory of where I was up to – although where I am up to is precisely where I remembered I was – ready to continue the story.

72190 / 80000 words. 90% done!