I'm so sorry about the super late response! For some reason, I thought that I already wrote out a reply, but well, obviously I didn't yet... Anyway, to answer your question, yes midterms finished for me about 2-3 weeks ago, and to be completely honest, I was planning to finish up the next chapter by the end of November, but as you can see, I ended up procrastinating pretty hard instead, and now my finals are coming up...
But the next chapter is almost finished (about 70% written), so I'll try not to let my laziness get the better of me this time and shoot for a release this weekend. After I finish the semester, I'll have a lot more free time in general to write too, so there should be more frequent releases then. Sorry again about the really late reply and the slow release rate!
Also, for some reason, replies are limited to 500 characters, so this one had to be split into 2 posts
Ah, well thanks for commenting, but sorry, I don't think there will be a new chapter out for a bit. I mentioned it in my author's note in the latest chapter, but I'm kind of bogged down with schoolwork right now. As of the moment, I'm in the middle of round 2 of midterms too, so unfortunately, I haven't had much time to write. But once I finish my midterms, I'll try my best to get the next chapter out as soon as possible! Thanks for reading this far though, and sorry to disappoint you.