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stats 2014 update

I’m 53 days and 43 percent of the way in to draft 5. It’s going a bit slower than I had hoped when I started this draft, but I’m still doing 3-4 hours per day, 7 days per week, and … Continue reading

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stats 2014

draft start finish duration words/day size 1 1 Jan ’11 24 Aug ’11 235 720 169,000 2 1 Jan ’12 3 Aug ’12 215 976 210,000 3 04 Aug ’12 20 Dec ’12 139 1,975 275,000 4 17 Mar ’13 … Continue reading

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Stats in a table (updated)

draft start finish duration words/day size 1 1 Jan ’11 24 Aug ’11 235 720 169,000 2 1 Jan ’12 3 Aug ’12 215 976 210,000 3 04 Aug ’12 20 Dec ’12 139 1,975 275,000 4 17 Mar ’13 … Continue reading

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draft 4: DONE

words paperback pages hardcover pages book 1: 164,916 659 549 book 2: 167,133 668 557 total: 332,049 1,328 1,106 (Pagecounts are calculated as 250 words/page for paperbacks and 350 words/page for hardcover.) Started on 17 March, finished on 30 Octover. … Continue reading

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210

I started writing the novel on 1 January 2011. I’m still working on it today…which marks 1,024 days. ONWARD!

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snakes stats in a table

draft start finish duration words/day size 1 1 Jan ’11 24 Aug ’11 235 720 169,000 2 1 Jan ’12 3 Aug ’12 215 976 210,000 3 04 Aug ’12 20 Dec ’12 139 1,975 275,000 4 17 Mar ’13 … Continue reading

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onward

57.3% done with draft 4. On target to finish this draft on 11 October 2013. When I was 22 % done the novel was 291,000 words. Now that I’m 57% done it’s at 318,000 words. In other words, every 1% … Continue reading

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progress continues; 2 months left?

Draft 4 is coming along. I’ve got 140 of 312 chapters done ( 44.87%). I’m really pushing hard for that 50% mark – hopefully less than one week till I get there!

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draft four: 35% done

Twenty days ago I blogged about my status): 22.3% revised 291,266 words Today: 34.84% revised 305,924 words Looks like I’m revising 2,000 words per day … and adding 771 words per day. I note that when I wrote my first … Continue reading

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draft four almost 25% done; some statistics

the timeline so far: 01 Jan 2011: started draft 1. Expected it to be 120,000 words 24 Aug 2011: finished draft 1. 235 days. 169,429 words. 720 words per day. break (130 days) 01 Jan 2012: started draft 2. 03 … Continue reading

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