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The current chapter is very important, but refuses to be properly long. Even with the few additions it needed, I don't think it's going to pass six pages. Maybe seven. Will have to figure out something else that must be there, rearrange things or something. Left brain insists that important chapters must not be shorter than less important chapters.
And before I forget, my story "The Alien and the Tree" is now sort-of live at
In that, you can buy the ezine for $3 right now, or wait until December 18th when my story will be available there for free. Naturally I suggest you support the new zine so it can continue to pay writers like myself for stories. However, you are also welcome to wait. I'll post again when it's up on-line.