2015 was a busy for me. In the last six months I’ve taken on a new challenge – writing every day, with the ultimate target of 1 million words at some point in the future. I’ve read more, written more and submitted more than any year before.
So here are the stats:
Words of fiction written, since I began counting in July. This does not count the first half the year, during which I wrote
handwritten pages in a notebook, working on the Horrible Monster story. This is probably around 6,000 words in total.
My best day saw me writing
words. This was on the 11th of November, during NaNoWriMo.
Since July I have written for
consecutive days. As I go into 2016, this number will continue to rise.
During that time I have worked on a total of
separate stories, including everything from prompted stories I spent a day on up to Kell’s Adventures, which I was writing for over two months in various drafts. I’m not counting different drafts of the same story as separate stories.
Of these, I have submitted
story to paying fantasy fiction markets. So far I haven’t sold it, but I’m still waiting back on the most recent one.
I’ve also read
books, which I will have to improve upon in 2016 as that’s a lot fewer than I was aiming for. Though I may have forgotten one or two, and unfortunately my local library’s website doesn’t seem to have a functional loan history feature so I can’t check. Maybe I should use Goodreads more to keep track of these.
So there we go, that’s my 2015 in numbers!