Contents tagged with word count

  • Cutting tools

    Tags: writing, editing, word count

    As I mentioned in my previous post, I was engaged in the serious work of cutting my novel down to size. In fact, I reached my goal yesterday, and am now a little under 100K (update: see also my next … more

  • Death of a thousand cuts

    Tags: writing, editing, word count, NaNoWriMo

    It's ironic that this month, while so many others are doing NaNoWriMo, I'm focusing on reducing word count, just to get down into the range that agents will feel more comfortable with. I wish I knew … more