So I'm a little over 10 percent done with the Dick and Henry novel, and I'm really liking what I've got so far. I've suffered from almost every fear you could have when writing a sequel to something you've written before. I've thought: I won't be able to get the characters right again, I won't be able to come up with a story that does the characters justice, the story will be too short, and the villain will probably suck. I'm happy to report that so far, I think all of my worries were pretty unfounded. I might change my mind later, but for right now this is the happiest I've been with a work pre-edit in a very long time.
Here's a brief excerpt from the in-progress novel: