7:00a.m. Been writing since 4a.m. Chapter 2 has been completely revised with three more readings to do. Goal: to show driven characters by what we see them doing and the author keeping out of it as much as possible with little commentary...except one has to come in to stop a character or cut a scene... to keep a psychological suspense story moving, and myself interested in the mystery of where the scheme is going.
I am beginning to hear their voices. Just have to guide what they do for the story to unfold simply. There is a draft I sometimes follow or delete.
"For I have set you in a course and direction, according to what is yet in store. I have put you into motion, and have placed my hand upon you. So do not worry as you encounter challenges, or mysteries. Do not fear as you encounter resistance or delay, for all these things will be part of your path, but you will come to learn all you need to learn, as you experience all you need to experience, within the company of the people and relationships I have chosen for you..."