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Post by mattewfduskink on Jan 5, 2021 12:06:28 GMT -5
04/01 : 361 words 05/01 : 483 words (both still on global scenario to avoid characters revisiting the plot too hard)
Soon, I'll have the whole global scenario on Scrivener, then it'll be time to set the time line to avoid dilation but, more important, the time contraction (avoid a broken arm to fix in a week and a half for example)
The stats seem really good for the moment, I hope it will still that good (50% faster that what I hoped ... so if I set down before september I'll have 4 months to contact editors and, fingers crossed, have already some feedbacks to polish it according to the editor tastes.
Post by mattewfduskink on Jan 8, 2021 1:48:36 GMT -5
Thanks Roisin ^^
06/01 : 397 words 07/01 : 324 words and global scenario done for first book ^^ now it's time either for timing the whole plot or doing more character's sheets
I'm also quite happy because I found a hidden since 2017 version which was the most advanced so far so I'll be able to consult the notes of past me for world building (like special weapons description, character's significant traits and so on) instead of dwelling among flying papers
Post by mattewfduskink on Jan 15, 2021 3:43:32 GMT -5
12/01 : 330 13/01 : 484 14/01 : 476
Since 13th it's more like 7 to 8 character's sheets a day because I'm entering into the secondary character zone (more than a hundred of characters named so I want sheets for everyone to keep track of heights and particular signs at least, ages sometimes)
Post by mattewfduskink on Jan 19, 2021 6:40:51 GMT -5
15/01 : 533 (new record) 16/01 : 493 17/01 : 482 (last sheet of appearing character and beginning of ternary characters sheet) 18/01 : 524
7,5K in total so far, I'd to add details on many sheets and I hope I won't take as much time for locations and objects descriptions once I'll have finish the sheets for militaries and clans (we'll have some heraldics to deal with btw)
But hey, I bet a 80k this year, with my current rythm I could reach 100K by end of August so that's ok if I worldbuil a bit more than I expected
Yeah, I'm pretty amazed by that too but GF is really helping on that (both ADHD so she REALLY knows how to convince me that a day off could really break the streak)
Also thanks to Gemma (sorry don't know yet how to do two quotes at the same time ^^) the project is complex yes though it has only two main character (also POV) but I really love to have solid secondaries to display a background finely detailed you can dive yourself in.
Post by mattewfduskink on Jan 21, 2021 17:25:40 GMT -5
I feel so wrong from getting a down in productivity after compliments on my consistency :.(
19/01 : 476 words (end of Grenat team) Then I've to rebuild the last three teams out of ... kind of 10 20/01 : 59 words because too late but before writing I had some vivid discussions to find names for those ternary characters with some good themes 21/01 : 232 words, too much pressure to get back those of yesterday, several medical appointment the same day ... and errrrrr a debate with pharmacologist about trasparency and substitution without an ask
So yeah, I know my excuse are right and that I'm still way in advance but I feel bad to break the strak just after those compliments
Low word count days happen. As long as you got words on the day, you're still doing awesome!
2021 Goal: 043,147 / 300,000 Projects: Writing: Hockey, History, and Other Socialist Ideals (5,573/ 50,000) | Editing: Christmas Ghosts Currently Reading: The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard (6%)