My trilogy is currently sitting at 316,078 words, which amounts to 732 Microsoft Word pages. It’s all in a single doc. A few people I’ve chatted to seem to think that you need some fancy writing software to write something length, but that’s simply not the case. Here’s what I do, and hopefully it can help you too.
Yesterday was my final day of a five-day mini-“staycation” and it’s the only day that actually felt like a day, but because I literally spent the entire day rushing around trying to cram in all the stuff I meant to do on the other four days.
I mean “beat” in the present tense, of course. Because beating procrastination is an ongoing battle. For someone prone to procrastination, there’s no such thing as winning. You’re pretty much working against your own brain constantly in order to get important things done.
Before Ray swam a face. It was a very familiar face, so familiar that he didn’t think it unusual waking up and seeing it staring at him. The concern the face reflected was uncharacteristic however, and he tried to ask her what was wrong, but the words fell apart as they exited his mouth.