|Posted by l_smith21 on November 29, 2012 at 4:05 PM|
I did it!
I managed to complete NaNoWriMo this year by getting to 50,000 words in thirty days! This means that the majority of my SVFM challenge is almost done and ready for the public to read.
I am a little disappointed by this though, so the victory is a little bitter sweet. When I wrote the sequel for Maxine, I finished it within six days and the final word count was 44,000. With this in mind, I should have very easily reached my NaNoWriMo target within a week, it really shouldn't have taken me this long to get to 50,000 words.
But, you know, I got there, and that's the main thing.
My issue now is this: this novel is very nearly finished and it is no where near long enough for my liking., It feels too short to me. Lucy in Love is getting on for a 90k word count and that's not a particularly long book, this currently stands at 55k and I feel like it should be longer to qualify as a proper supernatural novel.
I guess we'll see where we're at in two weeks when the SVFM challenge officially ends. Hopefully by that time I'll at least have something that's readable!