Writing Progress: Week Ending June 2, 2012

This actually seemed somewhat improbable:

Book of M:

  • Background Notes Wordcount: 0 words
  • First Draft Wordcount: 2,000 words

Grand Total: 2,000 words

Yeah, a grand total of exactly 2,000 words.  When you’ve set that as your threshold between a fully successful week and one that was rather less-so… well, it’s just kind of funny to me, and worthy of note.

So yeah, I had a good week last week, and I got quite a bit written.

Story-structure-wise, I’ve finished the third chapter and I’ve started into the fourth.  It’s still too early for me to tell exactly how many chapters this thing will be, ultimately, or exactly how long wordcount-wise.  Yeah, I have the whole thing outlined and plotted out.  But every time I tried to outline it to a defined chapter-by-chapter structure, I couldn’t do it.  I just had to outline the story itself – which left me flexibility to go back and update earlier portions of the outline to accommodate later events.  So the outline doesn’t say much about the length of the book.  Still, as this thing progresses my sense of the actual length will improve. Continue reading