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MERRY HAPPY! (Novel Wordcount Update)

posted Dec 25, 2018, 3:18 PM by oneclipleft   [ updated Dec 25, 2018, 5:46 PM ]
Hello! It's time for another word count update for the as-yet-untitled post-apocalyptic dystopian novel I'm working on.

Post-Apocalyptic Dystopian Novel Word Count: 15,900

Compare this week's numbers with last week's (9,725) and you'll see I've been incredibly busy working on this draft! I'm excited about how this novel is plotting out, and I'm happy to say that I'm almost finished with the first third (or first act, if you like). Of course, at this rate that will put the first draft at ~60,000 words (assuming that each third is ~20,000 words apiece), which means that my revision process will actually add words as I flesh out descriptions and smaller details that I currently lack. Then, editing will hack the word count back down.

How long will it be in the end? Who knows! That's part of the fun of it!

Also, feel free to grab a copy of my first book, The Discordianist Manifesto, from Amazon (Kindle | Paperback). Thanks!

Until next week,
-OCL
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