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Writing Benchmark

This is a post just for me to place a benchmark of where I am in the completion of The Adventures of Jill Noir.
  • Chapter 1 - 13,406 words - completed and finalized (being published in the anthology, Infinite Space, Infinite God)

  • Chapter 2 - 7,960 words - completed and in Ken's hands with the exception of one scene - to be completed 1/29/07

  • Chapter 3 - 5,444 words so far - in progress - to be completed 2/2/07

  • Chapter 5 - 1,609 words so far - in progress (*)

  • Chapter 6 - 923 words so far - in progress (*)

  • Unnumbered final chapter - 2,505 words so far - in progress

(*) Chapter number subject to change.


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Jan. 25th, 2007 03:05 pm (UTC)
How is it that you can write six chapters at once? That's certainly not the way I read my books.
Jan. 25th, 2007 09:46 pm (UTC)

What I do is write certain benchmark scenes and then fill in the blanks between them.
Jan. 26th, 2007 02:03 am (UTC)
I used to do that. Then I discovered that once my favorite scenes were written, I didn't have a long enough attention span to fill in the spaces. I'm impressed that you can do that and actually have the willpower to write the rest.
Jan. 27th, 2007 12:30 pm (UTC)

This method still allows me to have free creative range. I'm just using certain scenes as benchmarks, but they can change if the story in betweens suddenly changes direction.
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