Novel Progress Report: Week of March 6, 2017

Writing Stats for March 6-12, 2017

  • Starting word count: 138,867 (subtracting one scene, adding another pre-written)
  • End word count: 137,965
  • Net new words written: 841
  • Words deleted in revision: 1,743
  • Scrivener hours (per Rescue Time): 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Editing (estimate): 1 hour 30 minutes

status updates for the week

  • Chapter 2: finished writing draft of first scene at 2,312 words
  • Chapter 41: entered revisions in computer (removed 564 words / 22%)
  • Chapter 42: edited and revisions entered in computer (removed 1,179 words / 27%)
  • Chapter 5: no progress made

Work Plan for Next week

  • Chapter 2: write second scene (~1000 words)
  • Chapter 5: finish writing (~1000 words)
  • Chapter 43: revise (a doozy with 3 scenes and 6000 words!)

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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