Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick

novel progress report

Okay, just a quick update before jumping back into it. I haven't done as much writing as I'd thought I would since Kij came home and everything, but I don't regret that in the least. Wrote much of the way here on the flight, which was an interesting experience in a cramped kind of way. So today I try to finish the last sketched-out scenes before we start getting social calls from all here.

So, progress on Empire Ship:

. Word count up to 128,900 from last update of 126,200: a gain of 2700 words. Word and page count changes won't seem very impressive at this point, because now it's mostly picking the right words.
. Page count up to 423 from last update of 415.
. Lotsa more mood music assistance, though I'm without that today. Shouldn't really matter. Lessee... RHCPeppers, Rasputina, Stick (Lawrence band), um... shoot, don't have the disks here, but more.
. Estimated final word count: still 130,000-ish.

Tags: empire ship, writing

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