It feels like a crawl at times, but I’ve managed to do almost 1,700 words this morning. It leaves me with 4-5 chapters left on my first draft.
I haven’t been able to write in recent weeks – it being Xmas ‘en all – and have been a bit (more) crotchety of late as a result. I planned to get up this morning to write and couldn’t sleep last night with the intensity of the thoughts swirling around my head. I managed to get up after 6 and went into work early.
I hoped to finish my first draft by year end. That’s not going to happen, but I won’t be far off. I am excited at the prospect. I know a lot of work lies ahead with the large number of edits and additional research I have to do.
Any thoughts out there on what would be a reasonable deadline to set for organising your novel into a proper structure, checking research and conducting the edits?