I was having a bit of trouble finding my way around my file now that I’m down to the last few chapters, which aren’t all conveniently located at the end (I write all in one file), so I made a navigation file which has “Chapter” plus the number if it has one, followed by the first sentence or two of each chapter. Works better than the number, because those keep changing; these last few chapters keep undergoing mitosis. (Which is why it’s taking me so darned long to finish, sorry guys.) It means I can now easily find where I need to be when weaving things in, and it gives a really interesting and impressionistic scan over the book. I was surprised to find that one sentence, two at most, is enough to tell whose chapter it is and where they are, but that’s probably a good thing, with a double plot spread over hundreds of miles.
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