Helen (heleninwales) wrote,

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Writing progress

Story Title: A Necessary Evil (aka The One About the War)
Words revised today: 8851
Words now in Chapter 4: 3931
Words now in Chapter 5: 0
Words now in Chapter 6 (renamed Chapter 5!): 5685
Percentage reduction: 8% (based on total words)
Words total: 58,752
Reason for stopping: Need to go shopping and then prepare lessons for the week.

Just a few paragraphs were salvaged from Chapter 5 and transferred into Chapter 4. I'm trying to resist polishing the prose at a sentence level, other then rewriting the most clumsy sentences. It's very likely that there'll be more major changes before I get this right, but I want to bash on so that I can finish the revision by the end of this month and thus start writing new stuff during NaNoWriMo.

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