3/27: 686 words. Despite all the doubts and uncertainties (that I have documented well here), I am content with how I brought Middle Build, Part 2 (Act 2) to an. The Ending Payoff (Act 3) is set up for a good kickoff and effective conclusion.

At this moment, I’ve got about two-thirds of the Ending Payoff payoff plotted out. I know where gaps are that make up the other one-third, but I’m not yet certain how I’ll fill them.

All that said, the final quarter of the book has some turns in store that I’ve not yet discovered.

Update: 234 words. Started the Ending Payoff!