I fully admit I haven't updated in a while. *waves hand sheepishly* Unfortunately, my life hasn't been very exciting! Writing is still happening, though some unexpected twists on the life road have thrown my self-made deadline to the curb a little bit. I am almost a quarter of the way through TWFF. The second draft of CR will begin on September/October when my thesis will finally be submitted.
I'm very excited about TWFF--it's been a long time since I've had such a teen-focused story to work on, and it's brought back many memories from my own teen years (some good and others bad, of course). It's also unintentionally touching on some things I've been experiencing for the last few years, and this in itself is a very strange feeling. I haven't unexpectedly borrowed so freely from my own life for my writing before and, while this is good, weaving it into the story without readers stopping and realising I'm talking directly to them though the characters, whether deliberate or not, will be a challenge. But it's one I'm up for, I think. :)
Anyway, I've been making very good writing progress for the past few days, so I think I better get back to it.