The Backup Girl nearly finished . . . I think

I’ve just finished another draft (fourth/fifth?). I think it’s finally getting there πŸ™‚ I’m hoping to have it done and published in a few months. At the moment it’s 30,500-ish words long. It has thirty plus chapters and I’m worried that some of them are a bit short, but I’m at the stage where I’m not really adding or subtracting words.


Book 3 Update

I’ve just completed the first edit of my third book πŸ™‚ So far it’s around 30,000 words and it’s probably going to stay around that as well. I usually don’t add or take much when I edit.

I was able to do the entire thing in about 9/10 hours over the course of a day off from work. I didn’t need to do much as I think the quality of the first draft was pretty good. It was the fact that I had a rough chapter plan in place. It meant I didn’t have to worry so much about forgetting things as it was already written down.

My third book

I’m about twenty chapters in on my third book πŸ™‚ About another twelve to go. I’m hoping to have this young adult done by then end of the year. Sometimes writing these chapters have been like scraping nails on a chalkboard. But the closer I get to the end the better πŸ™‚

I want this year to be my most productive so far. I’m 26 and I figured that I should have been further along in my writings by now. And I’ve only got myself to blame for that. But the older I get the better equipped I think I am for writing. You know, I’m more mature brain thinkings and stuff.

So I’m hoping to have the first draft done by the end of May and maybe a second draft by June’s end, or whenever, depends on how things will go.