I did reach the midpoint in the draft, but I didn’t reach the midpoint as far as the word count is concerned. Then again, I feel like I have more left to write than I’ve written already, so I’m fairly sure I’m still on track 🙂 When I set my total word count goal it was mainly to have the progress bar in Scrivener slowly turn from red to orange to yellow to green, but since I don’t know how many words I’ll actually end up having… You all know how it is 🙂
Anyway! This week, I’ve written 6,398 words – which still isn’t too shabby and not that far off my goal of 8K. This brings the current total to…
The main reason it didn’t go as smoothly this week is that I don’t have the second half of this draft as planned out as I had the first. Now things are slowly falling into place, and I’ll take some time next week to think about where things are going, and whether I’m happy with the direction it’s currently taking.
I have a lot of people and places to name!! I’ll get on that next week, too 🙂 Once I’ve done that, I’ll be able to fill in my sketch of the world map a little more, too, so I might have an updated version of that soon 😉
Since I’ll be preoccupied next week with entertaining my parents, there won’t be a Progress Update on Friday. All other posts have been scheduled, but I don’t know how much time I’ll have to pop in and reply to your comments. I’ll try to stay caught up on your blogs so I don’t have as much catching up to do when I get back.
There are a couple of things to look out for next week. The first one being a big visual make-over to Cookie Break! My little blog has had the same look ever since I first started it over a year ago, and while I’ve done some smaller bits I feel that it’s time for a change. I’ve got a few things in mind and will hopefully find a moment to play around with that next week. Probably while my parents weep over the state of my garden and start weeding with or without my permission (which they totally have – someone should do it, and for some reason they enjoy it)
The second one is kinda huge, and it’ll be announced on Tuesday 😉 I’m really excited to finally share it with you, so please pop in if you get a chance ^-^
Have a lovely weekend, everyone! 🙂