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ZachJPayne
12-31-2013, 12:36 PM
I know that I've mentioned (ad nauseam, probably) that I started a "write every day" regimen back in August of this year.

Well, I just officially hit 100,000 words! In pretty much exactly 5 months. Which, for me, is nothing short of amazing.

Now I just need to refine that practice into more focused writing, and make sure all those words add up to a completed draft, instead of 10 or so unfinished ones!

Pushingfordream
12-31-2013, 12:37 PM
Congrats that awesome!

Phaeal
12-31-2013, 04:57 PM
Persistance is indeed the key. Here's to a great new year of keeping on for you and all of us scribblers here below.

:D

Ramshackle
12-31-2013, 05:01 PM
That's fantastic - congratulations! :hooray:

Undercover
12-31-2013, 05:06 PM
Super impressive, Z!!!!

dissolute
12-31-2013, 05:08 PM
That's excellent, my friend.

brunoshouse
12-31-2013, 05:30 PM
Very impressive. You are my inspiration.

Fruitbat
12-31-2013, 05:35 PM
:partyguy: Congrats!

jaksen
12-31-2013, 06:41 PM
Damn, I thought you just got an offer of 100K for something you wrote.

But congrats on reaching 100K words.

triceretops
12-31-2013, 07:05 PM
Good for you, Zach! Now edits?

wampuscat
12-31-2013, 08:29 PM
That's awesome! Congrats!

I don't know about you, but I feel like all writing helps improve my craft, even the freewriting I do that doesn't even contribute to any of my story ideas.

Supergirlofnc
12-31-2013, 08:33 PM
Well, I just officially hit 100,000 words! In pretty much exactly 5 months. Which, for me, is nothing short of amazing.

Hi Zach! That's not short of amazing, that is amazing. Congrats on it. It inspires me to make a word count goal for next year :D

ericalynn
12-31-2013, 09:04 PM
Congratulations!

Gnashchick
12-31-2013, 09:22 PM
Well done! Congrats on hitting a milestone goal.

ZachJPayne
12-31-2013, 09:49 PM
Thank you all!

Sorry about the misleading in re the money. If I had $100k, I'd be boarding a plane to Paris as we speak :D

And no editing, yet. My active draft just crossed 20,000 words, so I still have to finish that! Still, every back-draft and failed attempt helped in some way -- with characterization, or helping nail down the plot. So I'm chalking it all up to a win.

BMajor
12-31-2013, 10:09 PM
Awesome!! Congrats! :)

Siri Kirpal
12-31-2013, 10:21 PM
Sat Nam! (literally "Truth Name"--a Sikh greeting)

Fantastic! Keep Up!

Blessings,

Siri Kirpal

L. Y.
01-02-2014, 08:20 AM
Congrats on the 100K! Keep up the hard work. :)

Almondjoy
01-05-2014, 03:05 AM
Every word is most definitely a win, even if it's spread out over drafts. Congrats Zach, and here's to many more words in 2014! <3

Phoebs
01-05-2014, 04:30 AM
Congrats Zach!! That's awesome. Aren't you in school at the same time?!

Also I love your avatar.

ZachJPayne
01-05-2014, 04:39 AM
Thank you all!! :)

And I'm not in school yet -- I start on the 21st. But I'm pretty optimistic that having a full day will help my writing, and not hinder it. Lately, I've haven't sat down to write until about 8 PM, and I'm still getting out as many words. Which is awesome!

And thank you :D I do love my grumpy cat.

Riz&Roz
01-10-2014, 06:32 AM
Congrats!

RaggedEdge
01-10-2014, 07:08 AM
Thank you all!

If I had $100k, I'd be boarding a plane to Paris as we speak :D



That's been my dream too!

Congratulations on the great output! A lot can be learned by quantitative writing, as long as you know the difference between rough and polished. Mine it for gems. :)

atthebeach
01-10-2014, 09:54 AM
Congrats!!!