Writing Progress January 7 – 13, 2019

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January 7

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 208,575
  • Today’s word count: 8
  • Thoughts: Today was a good day until my head started hurting. I had the sort of headache that derails an entire day. Not much was accomplished once the headache showed up.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing, I hope.

January 8

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 209,207
  • Today’s word count: 632
  • Thoughts: Today was a pretty productive day! I was worried for a while because the headache stuck around for a while. Once it was gone, I got a burst of productivity. It was pretty great, but it happened pretty late at night and that held me back a bit.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing! I hope I can have a productive day.

January 9

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 209,384
  • Today’s word count: 177
  • Thoughts: Today was pretty productive. It might not be reflected by my word count, but I got a new chapter posted today. That, of course, took up a lot of my writing time. I feel accomplished and that’s what really matters.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Back to writing as many words as possible!

January 10

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 209,388
  • Today’s word count: 4

  • Project: Character exploration
  • Total word count: 1,455

  • Thoughts: Today was pretty productive, but it took me forever to get to that point. I was just about to despair when I finally started to get a decent number of words.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Oh Friday. I just hope I can get some amount of writing done.

January 11

No progress made. It was a weird day.

January 12

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 209,533
  • Today’s word count: 145
  • Thoughts: Today was okay, I guess. I was distracted by weather. Snow always distracts me. You’d think it would be good for writing like rain, but it’s not.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing! I just need to concentrate.

January 13

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 210,042
  • Today’s word count: 509

  • Project: Character exploration
  • Total word count: 649

  • Thoughts: Today was pretty productive, but I had myself convinced it wasn’t very productive for a long time. The problem was that I accomplished a lot in a short period of time and had more free time than usual.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing!

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Writing Progress December 31, 2018 – January 6, 2019

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December 31

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 206,995
  • Today’s word count: 405
  • Thoughts: I’m impressed with how productive I was today, considering it was a holiday and we actually hosted a small party in our apartment. I even managed to post a new chapter before the party started!
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing, I hope. It’s a brand new year. The possibilities are endless!

January 1

No writing progress made. I was tired and wanted to take a day to relax and unwind.

January 2

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 207,180
  • Today’s word count: 185
  • Thoughts: I’m getting back in the swing of things, I think. I had a hard time getting my creative energy to have a direction today, but I finally settled on working on a scene and made a bit of progress.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing. I know I can do it. If I sit down and focus anything is possible.

January 3

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 207,380
  • Today’s word count: 200
  • Thoughts: Today was okay. It wasn’t a spectacular day of writing, but I did write and I think I can be okay with that.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Oh boy. It’ll be Friday again. There’s one every week and I never seem to get much done. Hopefully tomorrow will be an exceptional Friday.

January 4

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 207,486
  • Today’s word count: 106
  • Thoughts: It was a pretty typical Friday, I guess. I don’t feel too bad about it since I had a lot of fun.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing, I hope. I should have time to do it.

January 5

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 207,552
  • Today’s word count: 66
  • Thoughts: Today was not what I expected. Today was exhausting, but in a good way. I feel like I got a lot of non-writing things accomplished and that was a relief. It’s just a shame I couldn’t muster the energy and motivation to get a good amount of writing done too.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Refocus on writing. I’m confident I can do it. My boyfriend’s work schedule is returning to “normal” for the first time in almost a year this week so I’m hoping I can somehow get back to normal as well.

January 6

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 208,567
  • Today’s word count: 1,015
  • Thoughts: Today was productive, but I found myself wishing I was even more productive. Isn’t that always the case? It’s never enough to just get things done.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing. Maybe some revising. We’ll see what happens!

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Writing Progress December 24 – 30, 2018

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December 24

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 206,115
  • Today’s word count: 506
  • Thoughts: Today was surprisingly productive. I thought I might not get anything done again as I was out of the house for a good chunk of the day and I’m usually pretty drained after socializing. Somehow I found the energy to write and made a decent amount of progress. It’s nothing amazing, but I’m really proud of it.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Hang out. Have fun. Maybe write some words.

December 25

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 206,116
  • Today’s word count: 1
  • Thoughts: Yeah. I wrote 1 word. It’s Christmas. I spent time with my boyfriend and our cats and had a quiet day at home. Then I got a migraine which derailed a lot of my hopes for productivity.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Less migraine. More writing. I should have all day to get work done. I just hope I can be productive.

December 26

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 206,285
  • Today’s word count: 169
  • Thoughts: I still had a migraine for most of the day. I eventually did start to feel better but I was low on energy then. It’s always frustrating to feel like writing but being too tired to make use of the motivation and inspiration.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Write! I should be free from the clutches of the migraine so I want to use this freedom to my advantage.

December 27

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 206,362
  • Today’s word count: 77
  • Thoughts: I lacked focus today. I keep forgetting that we’re still in the middle of the holiday season. That comes with a ton of distractions. I’m trying not to be too hard on myself until after the holiday season is over.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing, I hope. It’ll be Friday. I know that always makes writing more challenging for me, but I still want to try!

December 28

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 206,396
  • Today’s word count: 34
  • Thoughts: Ugh. Today was definitely a Friday. Fridays are never good for writing. I can’t focus. I’m always busy doing things that keep me from having enough time to get my mind refocused on writing.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing, I hope. I should have some down time so we’ll see what happens.

December 29

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 206,571
  • Today’s word count: 175
  • Thoughts: I was making great progress today! I’m almost ready to post a new chapter. Actually, I thought I would manage to get the chapter posted today, but I ran out of energy before I got there.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing. Revising. Maybe posting a chapter? We’ll see.

December 30

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 206,590
  • Today’s word count: 19
  • Thoughts: Today was so busy. There wasn’t much time for writing. I tried, but I was already low on energy by the time I got around to doing it.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Write! Revise! Post a chapter! Ring in the new year!

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Writing Progress December 17 – 23, 2018

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December 17

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 204,823
  • Today’s word count: 179
  • Thoughts: Well, I wrote. It wasn’t a great day of writing, but I managed to write. It’s progress.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Writing. Revising. I need to do a little bit of everything!

December 18

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 205,181
  • Today’s word count: 358
  • Thoughts: I feel like I’m finally getting back on track. I wrote. I revised. I posted a new chapter. Overall, this felt like a really productive day.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing. I hope I can get a lot accomplished.

December 19

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 205,396
  • Today’s word count: 215
  • Thoughts: Ugh. I wanted to write, but it was a struggle today. I’m not sure what exactly is holding me back. I know I’m having trouble focusing and it’s easy for me to get off task, but there is usually a reason for it. Figuring out what is causing me to be so easily distracted needs to be a priority.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing, I hope. It should be possible, but it might not be easy.

December 20

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 205,611
  • Today’s word count: 215
  • Thoughts: Today was okay, I guess. I wrote. That’s something. It just doesn’t feel like enough.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: It’ll be Friday so I’ll try to keep my expectations low. I just hope I can write something. Maybe I’ll be pleasantly surprised.

December 21 – 23

No writing progress made. I worked on some light revisions (and posted a scene from The Dreams) and spent time with friends and family for the holidays.

I’ve been trying hard to take more breaks this month. I’ve noticed December is full of burn out most years and I really want to change that this year. I’m hoping that I won’t have to spend the majority of the winter trying to bounce back from feeling burned out after NaNoWriMo and during the holidays.


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Writing Progress December 9 -16, 2018

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December 9

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 203,588
  • Today’s word count: 22
  • Thoughts: I’m finally trying to get back into writing! I took a break during my vacation and for a few days after to recover. In addition to that, I hadn’t touched Inbetween since October. I didn’t write much because I spent a ton of time trying to get the feel of the story back.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing, I hope. I think I can do it.

December 10

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 203,920
  • Today’s word count: 332
  • Thoughts: It seems like I’m starting to get back into the swing of things! I hope I can keep it up!
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing. Hopefully, a lot more writing.

December 11 (my birthday!)

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 204,323
  • Today’s word count: 403
  • Thoughts: I seem to be slowly getting back into the swing of things. I don’t know if I’ll be able to get back to the sort of word counts I had during NaNoWriMo without the pressure and encouragement of the event, but I’d like to try. Imagine how many novels I could finish if I kept up those word counts throughout the year.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Writing! I’m getting back into the groove and I want to write more words.

December 12

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 204,327
  • Today’s word count: 4
  • Thoughts: Wow. I just had a really productive day, didn’t I? I don’t know what happened. I kept putting off writing and thinking I would be more productive later and before I knew it, I was too tired to write.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Be more serious about writing. I can’t allow one bad day to ruin my plans of writing near-NaNo amounts throughout the year.

December 13

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 204,605
  • Today’s word count: 278
  • Thoughts: Eh. Today didn’t turn out to be as great for writing as I hoped. I’m just not feeling the focus I experienced last month. Part of it is burn out. I know that. This happens to me every December. It’s not just from NaNoWriMo. The holidays drain me of creative energy and we’re in the middle of the holiday season right now. It’s exhausting.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Friday. Oh, Friday. I’m going to try to write and hope for the best. My expectations are low because Fridays always destroy my best intentions.

December 14

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 204,634
  • Today’s word count: 29
  • Thoughts: Today was terrible. I didn’t write much. I had a lot of anxiety issues and it made it hard to focus on much of anything.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing. Less anxiety. Hopefully some fun will happen too.

December 15

No writing progress made. I really didn’t feel well and couldn’t even think about writing.

December 16

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 204,644
  • Today’s word count: 10
  • Thoughts: I’m still struggling. High anxiety days are hard on my writing motivation. It’s almost impossible to get past the doubt inflicted by my inner-editor when I’m anxious and doubting absolutely everything about myself.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Write. I just want to write. I know if I can break through the anxiety I’ll be able to do it.

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Writing Progress November 26 – December 2, 2018

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November 26

  • Project: The Dreams
  • Total word count: 86,731
  • Today’s word count: 4,063
  • Thoughts: I stepped up and made words happen today. It was surreal. I have no idea how it happened, but I’m glad it did.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Write as much or more! I have a lot of words left to write if I want to have any hope of reaching 50k for the month before I leave for my trip later this week.

November 27

  • Project: The Dreams
  • Total word count: 91,696
  • Today’s word count: 4,965
  • Thoughts: Today was wild. I wrote a ton of words. Again. I have no idea how I did it. I have no idea how my wrists survived.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More of the same. I’m going to win NaNoWriMo. My wrists might not even hate me (much) this year.

November 28

  • Project: The Dreams
  • Total word count: 92,860
  • Today’s word count: 1,164
  • Thoughts: Today was insane. I was getting ready to leave for my trip. There wasn’t much time for writing.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Travel! Write?

November 29

  • Project: The Dreams
  • Total word count: 94,602
  • Today’s word count: 1,742
  • Thoughts: I have no idea how I found the energy to write, but I did it.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Hopefully finish NaNoWriMo before midnight (and not be distracted by all the cool stuff around me until I run out of time).

November 30

  • Project: The Dreams
  • Total word count: 96,288
  • Today’s word count: 1,686
  • Thoughts: I have no idea how I did it, but I did. I finished NaNoWriMo before midnight. It was exhausting, but I did and I didn’t feel like I missed out on any of the fun by taking time to write.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Relax and enjoy my vacation.

December 1 & 2

No writing progress made. I enjoyed my vacation from my ordinary life.


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Writing Progress November 5 – 11, 2018

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November 5

  • Project: The Dreams
  • Total word count: 53,753
  • Today’s word count: 2,708
  • Thoughts: Today was an extremely productive day. I can hardly believe how much I wrote. I don’t even feel like much of it will need work later on. I wrote a lot of good words today and it felt fantastic.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing. I’m not sure I’ll be able to beat today’s word count, but I think I’d like to try.

November 6

  • Project: The Dreams
  • Total word count: 56,231
  • Today’s word count: 2,478
  • Thoughts: Another productive day! I’m thrilled with all the words I’ve been writing. I didn’t write more words than I did yesterday, but I think I got pretty close. No complaints here.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Continue writing. Get a collection of scenes from the first week of NaNoWriMo cleaned up and posted for patrons over on my Patreon. I’ve been so productive, it should be a good chunk of reading for them.

November 7

  • Project: The Dreams
  • Total word count: 58,339
  • Today’s word count: 2,108
  • Thoughts: Today was wild. I posted my week 1 progress for my patrons over on Patreon. On top of that, I wrote over 2,000 words again!
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing! I’m so excited to keep writing this month.

November 8

  • Project: The Dreams
  • Total word count: 60,134
  • Today’s word count: 1,795
  • Thoughts: Wow. It’s weird to think of a day I write 1,795 words as a slow day, but compared to the start of the week, it seems like I’m slowing down. Not good!
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Write! It’ll be Friday. Fridays are always hard for me. I’m trying to remain optimistic, but I’m not sure what I’ll manage to do.

November 9

  • Project: The Dreams
  • Total word count: 61,624
  • Today’s word count: 1,490
  • Thoughts: Well, today was definitely a Friday. It was much more productive than an average Friday because I’m still riding the NaNoWriMo motivation wave, but it’s nothing compared to early this week.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Write! I’m going to be busy, but I’m planning on getting together to write with friends in the evening. Hopefully I’ll be able to make up for some of the lost writing time then.

November 10

  • Project: The Dreams
  • Total word count: 62,456
  • Today’s word count: 832
  • Thoughts: Today was such a busy day. I honestly don’t know how I even managed to write the words I did.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Back to writing. I have no serious plans tomorrow and I’m looking forward to focusing on writing again.

November 11

  • Project: The Dreams
  • Total word count: 63,140
  • Today’s word count: 684
  • Thoughts: Week two of NaNoWriMo is always hard. Some people run out of ideas/outline and lose steam, some people get sick after not sleeping or eating right during week one, and some people (like me) get a migraine. I tried to write once I thought my symptoms were manageable, but the window of opportunity was not large enough to do a full NaNo day’s worth of writing.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Hopefully feel better and get back on track with my writing.

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Writing Progress October 29 – November 4, 2018

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October 29

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 202,769
  • Today’s word count: 156
  • Thoughts: Today was odd. I decided I wanted to keep writing in the final days leading up to NaNoWriMo, but I spent most of the day chatting about NaNo with people on Twitter and Discord. I’m not upset about this, but it’s a bit odd to think one thing and end up doing another without an external influence.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing or not. I’m not pressuring myself to do anything.

October 30

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 203,468
  • Today’s word count: 699

  • Project: The Dreams
  • Total word count: 46,127
  • Today’s word count: -1

  • Thoughts: Today was pretty productive! I love productive days! I hope I can build on this momentum for NaNoWriMo.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing! Maybe I should rest up before the writing marathon begins, but I’ve done that in previous years and I just don’t feel like doing it again this year.

October 31

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 203,566
  • Today’s word count: 98
  • Thoughts: I wrote a bit, but NaNoWriMo excitement kept me away from writing. It seems silly considering it is a writing event, but I was too busy talking about it during hours leading up to midnight to do much else.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: NANOWRIMO!

November 1

  • Project: The Dreams
  • Total word count: 47,957
  • Today’s word count: 1,830
  • Thoughts: It was the first day of NaNoWriMo. What more can I say? The energy was great for writing.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing. More NaNoWriMo. Let’s hope I can ignore the fact that it is Friday.

November 2

  • Project: The Dreams
  • Total word count: 48,873
  • Today’s word count: 916
  • Thoughts: Ugh. Fridays are hard. I tried. Considering how most of my Fridays go, this was an extremely successful day and if it was any other day of the week my word count would be astronomical.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing. Tomorrow is Double Up Day. I’m going to try to write two days worth of words in one day. Let’s see how that goes!

November 3

  • Project: The Dreams
  • Total word count: 49,834
  • Today’s word count: 961
  • Thoughts: Today wasn’t bad. I’m still managing to get decent word counts, but they’re not good enough for NaNoWriMo. I need to focus on writing more and other weekend things less.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Find time to write around the weekend stuff. I have another busy day ahead of me so this might be a bit of a challenge.

November 4

  • Project: The Dreams
  • Total word count: 51,045
  • Today’s word count: 1,211
  • Thoughts: I was out of the house for most of the day. When I got home I was exhausted. Somehow I still managed to write a decent number of words. It wasn’t enough to get caught up for NaNoWriMo, but I’m not complaining.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing. I know I can do it. I have the time. I have the motivation!

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Writing Progress October 22 -28, 2018

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October 22

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 200,865
  • Today’s word count: 549
  • Thoughts: Today was a pretty good writing day. I felt motivated. Granted, a major motivation was trying to warm up my fingers, but it worked so I’m not going to complain.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing! I might get a chapter revised too. We’ll see what happens.

October 23

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 200,974
  • Today’s word count: 109
  • Thoughts: Today was a struggle. I didn’t get a lot words down, but I did do a lot of thinking about my novel. It’s hard to feel like that’s actually work, but I know that it is essential.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing. Hopefully some revising. Hopefully less distracted (but I wouldn’t count on it).

October 24

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 201,058
  • Today’s word count: 84
  • Thoughts: Today was not the most productive day. I had a feeling it would not be, but I had hoped I would be wrong.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing. Maybe some revising. We’ll see what happens. I’m trying not to put too much pressure on myself right before the start of NaNoWriMo.

October 25

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 201,208
  • Today’s word count: 150
  • Thoughts: Today wasn’t great, but it wasn’t bad either. I’m distracted, but I know I’m distracted so I can make an effort to steer myself back on track. It’s not much of an advantage (as you can see from my still pitiful word count) but it is something.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Fridays are always weird. I’m going to write, but I’m not going to count on writing a lot of words.

October 26

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 201,266
  • Today’s word count: 58
  • Thoughts: Today was a pretty typical Friday word count-wise. It was not a typical Friday in other ways. Today I received my new-to-me writing laptop that will help me write on the go during NaNoWriMo and beyond. I spent part of the day setting the laptop up with my programs and letting it download and install updates.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Write! I think I’ll find a cozy corner somewhere (probably still within my apartment because the weather looks like it will be gross) and write on my laptop to break it in.

October 27

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 202,078
  • Today’s word count: 812
  • Thoughts: A change of scenery did the trick! I wrote on my new writing machine today and it was great. I feel so ready for NaNoWriMo now.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing. Revising! Let’s do all the things!

October 28

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 202,613
  • Today’s word count: 535

  • Project: The Dreams
  • Total word count: 46,128
  • Today’s word count: 2

  • Thoughts: Today was a busy day. I posted a scene from draft 3 of The Dreams over on Patreon. I posted a new chapter of Inbetween here on the blog. On top of that, I wrote! It was a great day.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing. I’m feeling pretty motivated. Let’s see if I can make it happen!

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Writing Progress October 15 – 21, 2018

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October 15

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 199,595
  • Today’s word count: 386
  • Thoughts: Today wasn’t so bad. I made some progress. I would have made more, but I got distracted from writing while already up too late so I made myself go to bed. Maybe that wasn’t the right decision, but I like sleep.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing. Revising. Maybe a chapter will be posted? I hope so!

October 16

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 199,972
  • Today’s word count: 377
  • Thoughts: Today was productive. I wrote. I revised. I posted a new chapter. Then I sat around and did nothing much at all for a couple hours before bed. I forgot how much I love doing nothing.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing! I’m feeling pretty motivated. Do you see that total word count up there? If I write tomorrow I’ll hit 200k!

October 17

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 200,178
  • Today’s word count: 206
  • Thoughts: I broke 200k with Inbetween! Holy cow this has been a long journey. I feel like 100k to 200k took a really, really long time. It probably did. I’ve been fighting the soggy middle of this story for a long time. It’s a long story so the middle is absolutely massive. Passing 200k hopefully marks a transition toward the end of the story. That isn’t to say that Inbetween will end in 10k or 20k words, but I can see the story working its way toward a resolution now. It’s a great, motivating feeling.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing. More revising. I’m feeling pretty motivated so let’s see where that takes me.

October 18

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 200,283
  • Today’s word count: 105

  • Project: The Dreams
  • Total word count: 46,126
  • Today’s word count: -3

  • Thoughts: My word counts don’t look spectacular today, but I’m pretty happy with my progress. I wrote. I checked over a scene from draft 3 of The Dreams and posted it over on Patreon (you should join us over there and check it out). I’m still looking for a better way to record my progress for stuff like editing, revisions, or outlining, but for now I guess these notes about it will have to do.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: More writing. More revising. Let’s go!

October 19

No progress made. I posted another scene from draft 3 of The Dreams over on Patreon, but other than that I didn’t put much attention into my writing.

October 20

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 200,300
  • Today’s word count: 17
  • Thoughts: Today was busy, but not a sit-down-and-write kind of busy. I had to do a lot early in the day and ran out of steam pretty early.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Stay home. Take it easy. Write a ton of words.

October 21

  • Project: Inbetween
  • Total word count: 200,316
  • Today’s word count: 16
  • Thoughts: Today was strange. I intended to write. Instead, I spent way too much time learning about laptops that would make a good, cheap replacement for my current laptop which is from 2011 and now anchored to an outlet by a worn out battery. Fortunately, I may have found a good replacement so this shouldn’t continue to be a distraction.
  • Tomorrow’s goal: Back to writing. Hopefully I’ll make some real progress to make up for my lackluster weekend progress.

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