I am working on the next chapter, and am plotting how to plot things out. I am also going through the old chapters and seeing where I can improve things. I have a first draft on its way to my anonymous beta reader .. while attempting to read other stories to add other techniques to my already impressive arsenal of tools. _
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For those who review without allowing a response, especially if your review is rude/crude/troll worthy/or simply requires a response .. you'll never know what I may have said in response, and if it's bad enough, I may decide to keep you from seeing my works again. I can not stop people from believing as they do, but I can limit how much their beliefs are allowed to influence my life.
I'll put it bluntly .. I'm 50, I have issues with Depression and ADHD; I don't need more crap in my life than what I've been already handed. I am also exceedingly opinionated; subtlety is a lost art form for me; I will give people a chance to explain their opinions, while explaining as best I can why I'm doing things my way; if I get flamed, I will come back, with both barrels blazing, and the weight of my experience and knowledge brought to bear. Just remember the Hogwarts motto: Do not tickle a sleeping Dragon!
Update as of 05/18/2021 .. I'm sorry things have been so quiet lately. I’m trying to get things restarted with the last chapter, but events in 2020 sent me for a tailspin. One year ago, tomorrow, I became a widower, and I have been struggling since to get my life in order…