WIP report — The Dragon’s Den (36,194)

Word count: 36,194 / 35,000 🤖 The Dragon's Den WIP has now overshot where I expected it to be. I'm wary of getting excited about this, though. I'm not sure what the editing process looks like for a sequel. How much "in the last episode of..." are we supposed to have? If I remember correctly, … Continue reading WIP report — The Dragon’s Den (36,194)

WIP report — The Dragon’s Den (32,700)

Word count: 32,700 / 35,000 ✒️ There's a lot more intrigue in this instalment of The Basilica Conspiracy. I've found when I get stuck in a scene, it's because I haven't properly explored how all the clues in the crime have come together. My head gets lost in a logic haze, which seems to put … Continue reading WIP report — The Dragon’s Den (32,700)

WIP report — The Dragon’s Den (23,510)

Word count: 23,510 / 35,000 ✒️ Not far off my pre-travel target of 25,000. As I have a huge pile of laundry to do and still haven't started packing yet, I expect this is where my word count will stall for the next week or so. But we'll see. Maybe I'll have a sudden burst of … Continue reading WIP report — The Dragon’s Den (23,510)

WIP report — The Dragon’s Den (20,577)

Word count: 20,577 / 35,000 ✒️ The new manuscript honeymoon is over. Everything is a mess. Maybe this is a good sign. At least hating something means you have something to hate, which for a writer is better than having nothing at all. (I don't really hate what I've got. My grumble bones just start dancing … Continue reading WIP report — The Dragon’s Den (20,577)