I am so tempted to write the following, but I know my editor won’t let me keep it:
The horse instantly became visible. “Dapple!” Thyst exclaimed, hoarsely.
Got lots of writing done this weekend–around four thousand words. Two and a bit chapters bringing the total up to just over 25,000 words.
I think I’ve got seven chapters to go, and am averaging 2,000 words a chapter (although some shorter). So looks like I’ll come in just under 40,000 words total. Feels like I’m two-thirds of the way through the story. So all in all, on track.
As long as my characters behave!
Published by Sharon Manssen
A fantasy fan since being read 'The Hobbit' by her father at the fireside at the age of six, she has been an avid bookworm her entire life. When the idea for her current trilogy popped into her head, there was never any doubt that it would be in the fantasy genre. Unfortunately, real life gets in the way, and writing has to fit around her full-time job at a global engineering consultancy and family life (husband and two young adult children). It took ten years to pen her first book, Medar, which was a finalist for the Tom Fitzgibbon Award in 2015 and was published in 2017. Her second book, Tyrelia was nominated in the Young Adult Fiction category in the 2019 Sir Julius Vogel Awards. Her third book, Golden City, is due out in 2021.
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