Slow and stead as she goes...
This is when I get a burst of enthusiasm and try to go nuts on coffee just to reach the end. But this time, I'm going slowly. A satisfying mystery is not about who did it, but why they did it. It needs to resonate at a primal level. Ideally the reader will nearly feel for the antagonist.
Day 18's total: 1,130
Will I wrap it up before I have to carve up the turkey and ham?
Let's see what I can get done tonight.
Fight the good fight!