Category Archives: Storytelling
I suppose reading posts about my word count isn’t very thrilling. Using “word count” doesn’t really capture any sense of actual progress anyway, it’s like a fuel gauge, it shows how far I’ve come, but it says nothing about the … Continue reading
That’s another significant milestone. Could be 1/3 of the way there. Maybe a little less. But 90K words would work, if the story works in that few. We’ll see. The scenes I worked on today were all difficult ones for … Continue reading
Over 13,000 words. Not quite a thousand words tonight, but still making progress. I feel like I’ve got the story to the point that I can follow the outline and write scenes one after another. Now it’s just a matter … Continue reading
I hit 10,000 words tonight. That’s probably less than a tenth of the final word count of a sci-fi book, but it’s significant. I wrote over 2,500 of those words tonight. And they’re pretty good words. I am starting to … Continue reading
Link to my latest Fictorians blog post.
You hear authors talk a lot about their “WIP” which is shorthand for “Work in Progress” and describes that story out of the hundreds floating around in various stages of incompletion which the author currently considers to be the one … Continue reading
I’ve had five guest blog posts on The Fictorians blog, but tonight (or this morning) is my first official post as a Fictorian myself. So here’s a linky: