Tag: word count

Breaking through the city walls

I am 200 words shy of 60,000, and I finally finished the last scene. I have been stuck for almost the entire month of March, mostly–I think–because I got derailed by my college class, and trying to get back on the track was just a…

Stars Align

57,767 words, and not much time to produce them in. Sometimes it seems like it almost takes an astronomical alignment to write, where you have a) the time, b) the energy, and c) the inspiration, all at once. One of the writing blogs I…

Phrase of the Week: Pushing Your Luck

I am delighted to report 54,459 words tonight, a finished myth, and the first draft of the next scene is complete. I’m having to wrench myself away from an immediate rewrite, because when the writing is fun, it’s easy to overextend yourself and the…

Delightful Ideas, My Darlings

First things first: 49,839 words, and the first draft of section two of episode three is done. Second, this writing session is why I don’t rigidly outline. I have milestones, I have a road map (I also have an actual map), but I have…

Phrase of the Week: Overpowered

47,768 words, still working on the first scene of episode three. I’ve got a name for the episode now, and a good idea of where I’m headed as well as what dangers Marrok, Iolië, and their merry band will face as they travel. The…