Wednesday 30 November 2011

Book 1 - I've Done It!!!

I have finished the second draft - yay!

I didn't think I was ever going to get there. I think it still needs another draft (with not so much work this time) in the new year but I'm one step closer and it feels good

I do feel a bit of a fool though as I assumed 'editing' it would mean a spellcheck and some tweaking. Ok, quite a bit of tweaking but not nearly as much tweaking as I ended up with.

The first draft was 78, 989 words.

I've cut 50, 879 words (I really can write pap)

And ended up with a 90, 426 word second draft.

So a lot of work has gone into this draft! I'm suddenly feeling exhausted...


  1. Well done and congratulations! It sounds like you've worked hard on this draft.
    You must be delighted to have come so far.

  2. Thank you :-)

    I'm very happy to get this far. I didn't think I was ever going to get through it!


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