Progress on The Dark Wizard continues slowly. I finished writing chapter 7 yesterday, bringing the wordcount to around 13,300 words. I wish I could write faster, but I will resist the temptation to analyze why I’m going so slow, why some of these scenes are so difficult to write even though they seem so simple once they’re finished. I don’t know why it’s difficult. That’s just the way it is. But it is enjoyable. I feel a connection with this character and his world, and that’s the best you can hope for when writing a novel, I think.