Well, your counselor is a long way from Mrs. Lieske ;-) I like it - and I'm interested to see where you go with this. Have you read any Gary Schmidt? Don't, now, if you haven't, till you finish this -- then I'd recommend him.
I'm interested to see where I go with it as well.That's one thing about trying to write 50,000 words in a month...there's not a lot of time to plot or plan or edit.I haven't read Gary Schmidt. I'll check him out. In December.