Words in Chapter 10: 4043
Words total: 48,980
Reason for stopping: End of scene and time to write to all my new students on the fiction writing course.
Other: Almost half way!
The words came really reluctantly at first this morning. As Lu Ji (261-303 CE) said in The Art of Writing:
It's hard to get started at first,
painful, like talking with cracked lips,
but words will flow with ink in the end.
And they did, eventually, and I know what has to happen next.