It has begun. First 2000 words down. Nervous, yes. Excited, yes. Has momentum and trajectory; the first sixteen thousand words are the hardest.
Just gotta find my footing. I have the large conceptual blocks placed, and the general nature of the characters also. Just gotta keep on keeping on going. Confident that all will slide into place. Slowly. Over time (or the next week). Hopefully the next week.
Need to stop writing this blog post so I don't psych myself out.