Progress Report: 03/02/2014 – 09/02/2014

Welcome to week five – the week of the endless storms (no, that’s nothing to do with the writing).

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Sci-fi Novel

Starting word count: 17,918. Aim: To increase wordcount by 1,500 – 2,000 words each day, Monday to Friday.

  • Monday: 19,756
  • Tuesday: 21,690
  • Wednesday: 23,600
  • Thursday: 25,594
  • Friday: 27,931

Total wordcount: 10,013. Goal achieved. This book will again be my primary writing project for next week, but I’m upping the target to between 2,000 and 3,000 words per day, Monday to Friday.

Rag & Bones Shorts: 1941

Aim: To write 500 words per day, Monday to Friday and to continue to work on it over the weekend.. Starting wordcount 4,413.

  • Monday: 4,915
  • Tuesday: 5,416
  • Wednesday: 6,019
  • Thursday: 6,524
  • Friday: 7,713
  • Saturday: 8,625
  • Sunday: 9,416

Total words:5,003. Goal achieved. The first draft of this story is now complete. To go through a first edit next weekend.

Other writring

I also completed and submitted a 75 word story this week and wrote another 1,000 word story, which I intend to submit in the next couple of weeks.

Reading

Aim: To monitor time spent reading over the week.

  • Monday: 3.00
  • Tuesday: 1.25
  • Wednesday: 2.25
  • Thursday: 2.25
  • Friday: 2.50
  • Saturday: 3.25
  • Sunday: 4.25

Total hours: 18.75

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Join me next Monday for another round-up of progress and if you’re also challenging yourself to a wordcount each week, let me know in the comments..

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