Word count for week one: 15,160
Words today: 0 (I’ll start after this)
The Writing Process: Getting an early lead has been super helpful. Writing over 3,000 words each day from the start has really saved me as I experienced a few blips along the way. At least I have managed to write something everyday. I did have one day where I was tempted to go to bed without a single word added, but I forced myself to go on. I only added 426 words, but I couldn’t be prouder of myself for sticking to it! I may have had to re-write most of what I added, but to drop the ball now will make it all the more tempting later on.
The Story So Far: Right off the bat my main character turned out to be far rougher around the edges than I had expected him to be. The Detective was always meant to be pretty no-nonsense, but I didn’t realize that his experiences would make him so intense. I’m still not sure if I’ll have to go back later on and tone it down a bit, but once he …