Words in Chapter 18: 4716
Words total: 80,282
Reason for stopping: Phone call from the garage to say that the car is ready to collect. It had been in for its MOT.
Other: I always think of myself as a writer who can bash on regardless, but I had left off at the end of the previous session with the final paragraphs in such a muddle that I had to spend the first part of the writing session sorting them out before I could pick up the thread again.
Anyway, once I'd ungarbled the prose, the rest of the scene flowed quite well. Ceri now has the crystal key and is heading back to arrays of stones, ready to attempt to fly the mountain.
Can I actually finish this novel this weekend? You never know, I just might. *g*