With work dead in its tracks nothing seems to be working. So I went back to the characters. Flesh them out and nail the story line down a little more then I realize that the entire viewpoint is part of the problem. Though I normal am a fan of third person this story needs to be done in 1st person. Twenty thousand words in and I am going back to change it. It is tedious but I know it will be well worth it. My hope is that once I change it my hesitation to actually do the work fades. I want this story out of my brain and on the page.