Guess what I just finished! The first draft to Argent 2! I sat down today to finish a scene and ended up writing 6900 words (I’m have not moved for a few hours and now need to seriously stretch). My ending completely changed, and book three is set up nicely I think. It still needs a lot of editing, but damn I’m happy the first draft is done! I can now set it down for a few days before picking it up for some revisions. Honestly I think I mainly need to add a bit more detail to some scenes, because I breezed through them so fast. But I will see.
My original goal for this one was 70,000 words, because The Argent Star is about 80,000. Argent two ended up being 78,000 which I’m happy with. I didn’t want them to be too different in word count, because I have this stupid thought that second books need to be longer than first ones? I ignore that thought and just write until it’s done.
Ahhhhh, the euphoria of finishing a book (or at least the first draft of one). I hope I get lucky and book three goes as well as this one, and not like the first. Finishing the first draft in two months compared to a year just sounds better.