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Wednesday's Word Count
Prior Goal: Three to five pages of outlining.
Achieved: Seven pages of outlining.
Goal for new week: Finish outlining and hash out more character profiles?
Excuses / comments: I didn't do too bad with the outlining, surprisingly. It's more like five or six pages, really, since the first page is an index and a couple other pages aren't completely full. In any case, I definitely met my goal. I'm hoping to finish within the next week but I'm sort of stuck at the moment - having some issues with my plot. Hopefully I can push through and figure those out.
I'm definitely seeing the benefit of outlining though. Seeing how I've changed key elements of the story about three times already. That would have been pages and pages of writing down the drain if I had just jumped in to write. Maybe this really will benefit me after all!
How did everyone else do? I know we had some healthy goals of 5,000 words - I hope you met them! Oh, and how is the querying going, Angela? Any bites?
Keep up the great work and goals everyone!
Posted by Casey Something on Wednesday, December 10, 2008