a poetical response following close observation: pebbles for rivers of stones
But you've hit the word target. I know you want to have a completed text (however long) by Nov 30. But you don't HAVE to.
I know, but this year's challenge to me was to have a completed tale. I proved I could do the numbers last year ... this year I was testing my plotting skills too :(
Well you've got another week. A week's a long time in murderland!
Take a break, go for a walk, meditate - it will come!