Wednesday, 2 January 2013

How the words gather.

You don't realise when you do a little at a time, how much you do. I found that out last year, when I decided to gather Chronicles together and it hit me tonight again. All I do is about 1,000 to 1,500 words a week for the serial, but over the 14 weeks that is almost 20K LOL


  1. Hello Alan. I love this. Never really stopped to think about it. Usually busy being upset at what I haven't written! Cheryl

  2. Hi Cheryl, I know how you feel. It all came about because I was reading submissions for a magazine and they said they liked stories up to 10K to test the writer's talent out in a short story selection before thinking about a novel.
    This time last year I had the same idea, that is how I started to write Mordhiem. I was thinking of my on line serial as a theme and then the nickel went "clunk," I had passed the margin weeks ago and still have masses of lines to chapters to write. Al