Helen (heleninwales) wrote,

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Writing progress

After a few fallow days, some words!

Words today: 356
Words in Chapter 13: 2,692
Words total: 59,801
Reason for stopping: Time to nip into town, do a couple of errands and then go to work.
Other: Once I pass the 60,000 mark, I feel I'm almost there. From then on, at any point, I can cut and run for the end. I have a feeling that shorter=better for a first novel and I'm sure there'll be 15,000 or so of End in what I have planned. Also my drafts always grow as I revise, so I need to actually finish under 100,000 in order to keep it less that 120,000 when fully revised and polished.

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