Honestly, it doesn’t seem like much, but I’m proud of my progress this week.:
Story of G:
- New Draft Wordcount: 0 words
- Background Notes Wordcount: 0 words
Book of M:
- Background Notes Wordcount: 2,210words
Grand Total: 2,210 words
It doesn’t seem like much, coming off a week having done double that. But there were extenuating circumstances (again) this week. Namely, I was sick. For pretty much the whole week. But hey, being sick doesn’t exactly give me a pass to miss work – it was a busy week there, with lots to do. Consequently, I was already feeling pretty low on energy most of the week thanks to being sick, so by the time I got home from work each day I was just basically wiped out. I had no energy, and I just couldn’t write.
Being sick basically ate up all of my writing days except one. And yet on that one day I still managed to churn out over 2,000 words. I impressed myself. Doing that. Most weeks I have two, three, or four active writing days. If I could churn out 2,000 words for every active writing day, I’d be doing 4 to 8 thousand words a week. That would go a long way to getting me where I want to go.
As it is, I really have to pick up the pace if I want to accomplish my long-term goal. Continue reading