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. Continue reading Reverse Word Count