Na No Wri Mo #4

Well, it’s the fourth week of National Novel Writing Month. I hope everyone else who has been participating has had better luck than I.

Currently my novel is at 28,002 words. While I’ve averaged over a thousand words a day, I’ve failed to actually stick to my desired one thousand words a day minimum and probably won’t hit my original hoped for length.

Still, I think by the end of the month I will have about 35,000 words of a rough draft. This is a pretty good start for a rough draft, especially considering I’m going to have to go back through and add an excessive amount of world building and explanation for things I came up with mid draft.

While I prefer a much slower pace for novel writing, I still think this has been a good learning process and the eventual result, with some work, might be passable.

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One comment

  1. Doesn’t matter if its passable, the point is that you sat down and wrote 35,00 words that weren’t on the page at the beginning of the month…give yourself a break, not everything you write has to be the Great American Novel.
    Sincerely,
    The Voice of Wisdom
    aka Someone who has been there before.
    (You are NOT allowed to quote this back to me the next time I moan that I haven’t accomplished anything worthwhile in the studio.) 🙂

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