For me, I don’t think a writer should measure progress by word count alone. Word count matters, but if you’re a self publisher like I am, there are other chores that must be dealt with.
I managed about 2000 words on my novel today. I kind of glazed over the Strength card from the tarot deck. I like the symbolism, but don’t feel like the lesson here is central to my story. It’s there if you look hard, but beyond the yak talking about it, I left it short. Next round will bring in the Hermit.
I worked through my critiques and made a few changes based upon their advice.
I also finally finished the book I was reading. It was a great story, I just took too long reading it. I left the guy a nice review too. Not for nothing, but it takes time to leave a review…
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