90,887

= the number of words in my first draft. Which is, amazingly enough, DONE. I owe a debt to Novel Girl on this one. She wrote a friendly little comment on my last post about the value of deadlines, and immediately I began making excuses in my head. "Well of COURSE that's a good idea," … Continue reading 90,887

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On First Drafts

I have a goal now: by this year's NaNoWriMo, I want to have a revised first draft of my novel. This, I think, will turn out to be ambitious. I have been chipping away at the book, but I still have about 1/3 of it to write, maybe a little more. Most of it is … Continue reading On First Drafts