Helen (heleninwales) wrote,
Helen
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Writing progress -- novel in 90

Words written today: 801
Total words in novel: 69,537
People killed: 0 (yet)
Mean things done to characters: Mark has a garrison of 700 men1 with which to defend the city. The bad guy's army of some thirty-odd thousand soldiers is advancing towards the walls.

This bit felt rather plodding, rather like treading water. Basically they're waiting in suspense for all hell to break loose. Also, when I had this section in my head, I thought they could hold the city for several days, but I'm really not sure that it's going to be possible.

Zokutou word meterZokutou word meter
69,537 / 110,100
(63.2%)


1 OK, if you want to be pedantic, he has around 690 men plus 6 women.
Tags: a necessary evil, novel_in_90, writing progress
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