Well this is the 4th day of writing (I had Saturday and Sunday off *.*) and things are going pretty well with Blood Donor. I have to admit that I am enjoying it, and there is a lot more drama to it, way more conflict. I've really been able to be flexible with my outline on this novel and I'm absolutely loving it.
The progress of this one is now 5,760 words and 6 scenes long. I'm really loving writing it. ^^
Bit late on this post ^^ Anyways, I now have 5 scenes, two of which are completely new scenes that I decided to just add in on the spur of the moment. I'm now glad my outline wasn't completely finished, because it has given me so much freedom and flexibility when I am writing.
I've decided to do the two month challenge at 2Yn over April and May. I've chosen the options for writing 122,000 a month for Blood Donor, and for a rewrite of 30,000 words for Poison (though I know this will probably surpass 30,000 words that I have to rewrite.) I was hoping the challenge would give me the competitive edge that I need. I have all day off tomorrow from work, so I am hoping to get a lot of writing done, and then I can focus more on my editing. ^^
I've made it to 4,416 words now, so it's slowly climbing. And I don't hate it, so that is always a plus ^^ now, only 195,000 to go, lol.
Things are going pretty well for this story so far. I'm enjoying writing it, and I'm only three scenes into the entire novel. Though my scenes are far longer than what I planned them to be, so it looks as though I won't need as many.
I never realised how much I really love the flexibility of a bare bones outline. For some reason that always scared me before, but now I can really see how great it is. After writing the first scene in my outline, I was able to see that the second scene really didn't fit just there. So I added in another scene and brought in one of the other main characters, which will bring in some connections. It excites me that I have so much freedom to work with for this novel.
Anyways, the word count so far is 2,880. Pretty good start. Well at least I think so, lol. ^^
I have officially begun writing Blood Donor. My outline is no where near finished, but I am going to write the first 5 or 6 scenes and then I will figure out how many more scenes I have to add in. Besides that I will be in the flow of writing and so I will know a whole lot more about my story.
Anyways so far I have 1,700 words for this, and I'm enjoying writing it. Let's just hope it continues getting more exciting. Especially since I have tried some new things to make it a bit more interesting.