If you followed me last year, you’ll know I was working on the first draft of a novel. Well, I finished that bitch in September! I then worked on some short stories, and have spent the year so far outlining the revised version of my novel. Major lesson: if you throw a whole bunch of cool shit into your story, you will spend the better part of a year constructing a context in which they all make sense.
Mon, 6/18: 1,136 words
Tue, 6/19: 956 words
Wed, 6/20: 1,021 words
Thur, 6/21: 1,078 words
Fri, 6/22: 988 words
Mon, 6/25: 993 words
Tue, 6/26: 699 words
Wed, 6/27: 1,373 words
Thur, 6/28: 0 words. World simply got the better of me. Upping daily target to 1,100 words until caught up.
Fri, 6/29: 736 words. Daily target stays at 1,100, but it’ll now take me until July 18 to get caught up.
Mon, July 2: ~1000 words. Only updating a week later, don’t remember exact count.
Mon, July 9: 1,439 words. After being stuck on a plot point for simply ever, I’ve finally made decisions and am writing ahead.
Tue, July 10: 1,280 words. Upping my daily targets to 1350 words.
Wed, July 11-Fri, July 13: 3,987 words. Combining the three days because I imported a bunch of stuff from an earlier draft, polished it and added words where they were needed.
What I Write
|What I Write||
Fantasy and science fiction with an Indian bent.
My Write-a-thon Goals
One thousand five hundred words per weekday, beginning July 1.
$any: I will send you an exclusive e-book of a non-cringe inducing trunk story. This one is extracted from the Mahabharata, and follows the story of Dronacharya, a warrior-priest.