Novel Progress Report: Week of March 13, 2017

Writing Stats for March 13-19, 2017

  • Starting word count: 137,965
  • End word count: 136,817
  • Net new words written: 350
  • Words deleted in revision: 1,498
  • Scrivener hours (per Rescue Time): 3 hours
  • Editing (estimate): 3 hours

status updates for the week

  • Chapter 5: added 300 words, didn’t finish scene
  • Chapter 43: edited two of three scenes and revisions entered in computer (removed net 382 words / 28% and 1,116 words / 33%)
  • Chapter 2: no progress made

This week was a poor showing for me; I skipped a couple usual writing sessions, and my output suffered.

Work Plan for Next week

  • Chapter 2: write second scene (~1000 words)
  • Chapter 5: finish writing (~500 words)
  • Chapter 43: revise remaining scene
  • Chapter 44: revise

About Tracy Durnell

Seattle-area graphic designer and SFF writer inspired by the Pacific Northwest, crafting a sustainable and intentional life.

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