Reverse Word Count

Writers have this thing to kick ourselves in the pants where we keep track of our daily word count, and sometimes¬† publicly share them as a sort of competitive brag.¬† The writing software I use even has daily word count goals. These are of little use to me as the novel I’ve been writing for way too long has inched into 180,000 word territory.¬† If you’re not a word-counter yourself, rest assured, understand that that’s about 80,000 words too many. tell me more