I’m continuing to enjoy writing the story of Mr Tumnal and I am making good progress with it. Having decided to split the story into parts (probably four) I’ve now finished part one and are on the cusp of the ⅓ mark…

23030 / 80000 words. 29% done!

Having brought Louis and (his real life girlfiriend) Kathryn together, I next have to split them up when the imaginary family introduce themselves into more than just Louis’ life. A climatic scene at the St Giles Fai and my own leaf monster (in homage to Diana Wynne Jones) are planned to finish this part.