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Bonus post: Metrics, continued

Just a quick refresh on the metrics charts. I haven’t copied up the total word count graph yet but this weekend was a nice solid uptick. There you go.

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Interlude: What I’m Doing On My Holidays, Day, uh… (Turku, Part 2)

Day 53. 106,695 words. Out of town and out of range again today, so here’s my latest set of metrics. Overflow on story 1, under-count on story 2, and story 3 not yet finished (but I’ve made an excellent start … Continue reading

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Interlude: Metrics!

So I had a few minutes at the end of my Friday, and I had a random slightly-sleep-deprived idea to show my second short story anthology metrics in a new and interesting way. Stay with me on this. On average, … Continue reading

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Bad Cow (1)

Bad Cow is in editing, and I’m preparing to start work on the next book in the series. Here, for the kick-off to a lazy weekend, is how the 700-800-page[1] behemoth’s word counts broke down by day. [1] Actual page … Continue reading

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Another swear-counter

Day 9. 60 pages, 29,228 words. I still haven’t got much to add today, so I’ll settle for a lazy swear-and-Australianism[1] count for the draft as it is. [1] Or perhaps I should say “swear-and-other-Australianism”… Bloke: 15 Fuck: 34 (so, … Continue reading

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The Final Metrics of Man

Day 22. 51 pages, 23,853 words. Here’s a quick run-down of the final book, Human, and its vital stats in celebration of the imminent release of FFoM #7, Damorak. First we have the chapter-by-chapter metric: BOOM, look at that there … Continue reading

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Now when I said “the end of this week”…

Day 33. 254 pages, 117,469 words. …okay, I didn’t stop to think through that today is Thursday already. Plus today I have to stop writing early to take the bus to work, because Mrs. Hatboy needs the car. Oh well. … Continue reading

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