The photo here is one I took in Munnar. I was quite unlucky with the weather there and most of the time saw the tea gardens through a deluge of rain. In the book I can of course control the weather. Oh the power!
At the moment, and probably because I'm setting up the place and the people, I'm finding it hard going. Once I get more deeply into the action I hope it will flow more freely - but I'm having to push myself quite hard. This weekend I've done about a thousand words a day - I've set a target of just 500 a day averaged across the week - as I have a lot of project work on at the moment. Today the word count has reached over 14k. It would be wonderful to push it up to 20k by this time next week, but as I also have a lot of research to do that's probably not realistic.