Today’s stats

Current wordcount: 77,210. Goal wordcount: 80,000. Guesstimated final wordcount: 78,778. Percent of goal complete: 96.51%. Percent of guesstimate complete: 98.01%. Date I would hit 80,000 words: December 31. Date I would hit guesstimate: December 29. I actually...

Tonight’s Stats

Current wordcount: 76,072. Goal wordcount: 80,000. Projected final wordcount: 78,920. Percent of goal complete: 95.09%. Percent of projection complete: 96.39%. Date I would reach 80,000: 12/31/08. Date I would reach 78,920: 12/29/08. Yeah, there was an outline tweak...

Lizardfic stats

Current wordcount: 75,070. Goal wordcount: 80,000. Guesstimated draft 0 wordcount: 76,833. Percent of goal complete: 93.84%. Percent of guesstimate complete: 97.71%. Date I would reach 80,000: January 1, 2009. Date I should reach guesstimated draft 0 wordcount:...

Stats, baby.

Current wordcount: 73,043. Goal wordcount: 80,000. Projected date I would hit 80,000 words: 1/3/09. Projected draft 0 wordcount: 76,833. Projected draft 0 completion date: 12/28/08. I’m writing 1000 words a day instead of 500 because I’m on break, and...

Current stats

Current wordcount: 69,959. Official wordcount goal: 80,000. Date spreadsheet predicts I’ll hit 80,000: January 2. Predicted draft 0 wordcount: 75,488 (ouch). Predicted day I’ll hit predicted draft 0 wordcount: December 24. I’m not that worried about...

Must. Write. More.

It’s not that I don’t want to write. It’s not that I don’t enjoy it. It’s that I’m tired. What I don’t get is that I’m writing less now than I was during the email migration. Argh! On the other hand, my spreadsheet of...

Um, hi.

Where was I before I got sucked into email migration hell? Oh, yeah. Wiscon. Why is the con over again? My reading went really well. In fact, my favorite author read right before me–she read an excerpt from an upcoming book that I’M SO EXCITED...

Ouch.

I just lopped 4555 words off Lizardfic, which dropped me back down below 60,000 words. (59,746.) To quote Spock in “Devil in the Dark,” “PAAAAAAAAAAAAAIN!!!!” I have short stories in circulation that are shorter than 4555 words. I may be able...

Bad Outline, No Biscuit

My novel has changed during the course of writing, which is okay. And I’ve updated the outline to reflect the changes. Sounds okay, right? Only there’s a bit of a problem. My main POV character is away from all the action for several scenes. Ack!...

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