They might not be the most exciting blog entries for anyone but me but wordcounts are a vital part of how I keep motivated. When the end is so far away (120,000!) small victories are important as we climb the mountain that is a book. Today I managed 1300 words and the total is now at 16500. I hope to finish the weekend at 20,000 and still on target for my December finish.
The discipline required to do this is very different from my previous writing schedule and I have to admit to be suffering over the last few days from it all. However last night I got a good eight hours sleep and I feel a different person today. Strange that.
Everything's achievable - its just a matter of balance.