# 29 - Working Toward a Goal

I did a pretty good job on working toward my goal this week, although I could do better.

My total word count for the week was 3661. I'm really excited about how the story is going. I've been coming up with a lot of good ideas, although there are still some holes in my mind about where some of the story lines are going.

There are a couple of story lines that don't really work together. I will probably keep one and cut the other, although those could always be saved for another story, or a sequel to this one. Wouldn't that be cool - to get to the point where my book is published and my fans are clambering for a sequel. :)

As for next week, I'd like to shoot for a goal of 6000 words, which is only 1000 words a day. I've exceeded that several times in the past, so I know it isn't unrealistic. Wish me luck. :D

6 comments:

  1. Here's to wishing you good luck! I really admire your ability to write. I lack talent in that area. I think things but putting them on paper is another story! Congrats on last week and good luck for the upcoming one! You can do it!!!!

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  2. The fan part will come - just wait! Can you imagine what it'd be like though? I think of J.K. Rowling - she had people camping oustide of Barnes & Noble to get a wristband to get in line to buy her book. Amazing!

    Good work on the goal. Keep it up! (so I can read it someday when it's published!!)

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  3. I'm so proud of you. Great job!

    :)

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  4. I'm jealous that you get to work on your word goal. I'm excited for when I get some more time off from motherhood to get back on the wagon. Way to go!

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  5. Jennifer -

    Good job! I think it's awesome that you are setting goals and consistently working towards them. You go girl!

    BTW - I tagged you. Come check it out.

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  6. 1000 words a day is what I set my goal at when I'm writing a book. It's very doable . . . it's great you are keeping track because it's so fun to watch the total grow each day.

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