Tag: word count

NaNo D5: Does quantity really mean a lack of quality?

Last night I was telling my friend I would have to go three days without writing. Thursday through Saturday will be a wash. He said in the spirit of it, couldn’t I just tack on three days at the end, and I told him…

It is finished (for now)

The first rewrite of G’desh is finished. This is what I will use as my actual copy for editing. The original manuscript was hurried, ill formed, and brutal, being a few words over 50,000. It was my NaNo, and I quickly outpaced what I…

This chapter should be bigger

I finished my chapter last night, feeling euphoric. I killed someone and it felt really good. You’ll know when you read it. All my notes are on a yellow legal pad, so I took out my fortune telling machine and looked ahead so I…

Go Time – Reached the Climax

I was writing at a pace of 4000 words a day. Yesterday slowed to 1500 and today isn’t off to a good start, but I have time. More importantly, I reached that point. I reached the point where you can ride forward on a…

NaNoWriMo – Victory

  You’re seeing that right. I’ve never won. I’ve never seen beyond the pearly gate. Now I have. It’s marvelous. My final word count, thanks to some trite dialogue when I hit 49,999 and couldn’t think of what to write, is 50,086 words. I…

NaNo Last Week

It’s here. As I sit here, a very unfulfilling weekend behind me as far as work ethic, I’m only 3300 words away. That’s an average of 464 words a day from here on out. Tomorrow I am working out, but I hope to get…

Nano Update

42,000 words. I need to write a little more than 600 words a day to win. I can do this by Friday. Then off to edit Kelst and Ayne. Did watch something awesome on Arabia. Wish I had watched it before starting NaNo. Would…

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