Sunday, 9 November 2008

50%

After 8 and a bit days, I have hit the halfway milestone - I now have 25,052 words! This has been a fairly crazy week, with furious typing occupying every free moment I've had, but I've absolutely loved it. Blogging has suffered a bit, but I think that's only natural.

This has been a real learning experience for me, and I've found it rather liberating. I'm such a scientist, I like being really accurate, but I've made myself set this story in fictional places so that isn't such a thing as accurate - they're all only in my head. I can go back and change things later if I decide to do things differently, but for the first draft it's much more important to just get the words down.

Right, I need some coffee, and then it's back to the grindstone!

3 comments:

L-Plate Author said...

Wow, Ellie, well done! You're nearly catching me up and I started the week before you.

Keep it up x

Zinnia Cyclamen said...

That is AMAZING well DONE!!

Lazy Perfectionista said...

Thanks guys, I'm a bit shell-shocked! I topped 30,000 words this morning on the train and still can't quite believe that 2 weeks ago I hadn't written a single word...

 
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