Works In Progress Diary

This page gives a week-by-week breakdown of what I’m working on, what state the work is in, and where the word count is.

[h3]January 2016[/h3]

Week of January 17 (8,250 words so far):

  • Tracker Hacker (Codename: Winger Book #1) First Draft
    • Word count Start of Week: 60,125 words
    • First draft editing in progress
  • Untitled “Starstruck” Submission First Draft
    • Word count Start of Week: 8,593 words
    • 1/17: 1,308 words (2/20 minute sprints @ 654 word avg.)
    • 1/18: 3,213 words (398 non-sprint words, 5/20 minute sprints @ 563 word avg.)
    • First draft complete
  • Codename: Winger Book #2
    • plotting in progress
  • Michigan Novella
    • Word count Start of Week: 0
    • 1/20: 1,348 words (2/20 minute sprints @ 674 word avg.)
    • 1/21: 1,200 words (2/20 minute sprints @ 600 word avg.)
    • 1/22: 1,181 words (2/20 minute sprints @ 591 word avg.)

Week of January 10 (8,593 words):

  • Tracker Hacker (Codename: Winger Book #1) First Draft
    • Word count Start of Week: 60,125 words
    • First draft editing in progress
  • Untitled “Starstruck” Submission First Draft
    • Word count Start of Week: 0 (last week’s words were scrapped)
    • 1/11: 1,593 non-sprint words
    • 1/12: 1,636 non-sprint words
    • 1/13: 1,345 non-sprint  words
    • 1/14: 1,386 non-sprint words
    • 1/15: 818 non-sprint words
    • 1/16: 1,815 words (3/20 minute sprints @ 605 word avg.)
  • Codename: Winger Book #2
    • plotting in progress
  • Michigan Novella
    • plotting in progress

Week of January 3 (10,941 words):

  • Tracker Hacker (Codename: Winger Book #1) First Draft
    • Word count Start of Week: 51,179 words
    • 1/3: 1,505 words (2/20 minute sprints @ 753 word avg.)
    • 1/4: 1,974 words (3/20 minute sprints @ 658 word avg.)
    • 1/5: 2,128 words (3/20 minute sprints @ 682 word avg.)
    • 1/6: 3,339 words (5/20 minute sprints @ 668 word avg.)
    • First draft is now complete!
  • Untitled “Starstruck” Submission First Draft
    • 1/7: 1,286 words (2/20 minute sprints @ 643 word avg.)
    • 1/9: 709 non-sprint words
  • Codename: Winger Book #2
    • (no new progress)

[h3]December 2015[/h3]

Week of December 27 (6,029 words):

  • Breakaway & Score (a Hat Trick novella with Leo & Matt)
    • Word count Start of Week: 32,108
    • editing continues
    • 12/28: 1,231 non-sprint words (re-writing based on beta feedback)
    • Name changed to Make the Right Choice.
    • Under contract as of 12/31
  • Tracker Hacker (Codename: Winger Book #1) First Draft
    • Word count Start of Week: 46,781 words
    • 12/31: 1,724 non-sprint words
    • 1/1: 3,074 words (1,152 non-sprint words, 3/20 minute sprints @ 641 word avg.)
  • Untitled novel co-written with Wade Kelly
    • (no new progress)

Week of December 20 (5,639 words):

  • Breakaway & Score (a Hat Trick novella with Leo & Matt)
    • Word count Start of Week: 33,912
    • delivered to beta readers — editing for feedback continues
  • Hat Trick 3 Bonus Chapter: A Very Rainbow Christmas
  • Tracker Hacker (Codename: Winger Book #1) First Draft
    • Word count Start of Week: 41,142 words
    • 12/22: 1,945 words (248 non-sprint, 3/20 minute sprints @ 566 word avg)
    • 12/23: 1,805 words (3/20 minute sprints @ 602 word avg)
    • 12/24: 1,889 words (3/20 minute sprints @ 630 word avg)
  • Untitled novel co-written with Wade Kelly
    • (no new progress)

Week of December 13 (0 words):

  • Breakaway & Score (a Hat Trick novella with Leo & Matt)
    • Word count Start of Week: 34,208
    • first draft complete – editing in progress
  • Hat Trick 3 Bonus Chapter: A Very Rainbow Christmas
    • short story for blog release
    • Word count Start of Week: 2,727
    • first draft complete — editing in progress.
  • Tracker Hacker (Codename: Winger Book #1) First Draft
    • Word count Start of Week: 41,142 words
  • Untitled novel co-written with Wade Kelly
    • (no new progress)

Week of December 6 (6,329 words):

  • Breakaway & Score (a Hat Trick novella with Leo & Matt)
    • Word count Start of Week: 34,208
    • first draft complete – editing in progress
  • Hat Trick 3 Bonus Chapter: A Very Rainbow Christmas
    • short story for blog release
    • Word count Start of Week: 2,727
    • first draft complete — editing in progress.
  • Tracker Hacker (Codename: Winger Book #1) First Draft
    • Word count Start of Week: 34,813 words
    • 12/8: 1,957 words (3/20 minute sprints @ 652 word avg.)
    • 12/9: 2,497 words (4/20 minute sprints @ 624 word avg.)
    • 12/10: 1,875 words (3/20 minute sprints @ 625 word avg.)
  • Untitled novel co-written with Wade Kelly
    • (no new progress)

[h3]Historical[/h3]

  • Total for November 2015: 70,906 (details)
  • Total for October 2015: 2,089 words (details)
  • Total for September 2015: 7,123 words (details)
  • Total for August 2015: 4,148 words (details)
  • Total for July 2015: 18,421 words (details)
  • Total for June 2015: 40,682 words (details)
  • Total for May 2015: 9,126 words (details)
  • Total for April 2015: 8,629 words (details)
  • Total for March 2015: 19,430 words (details)
  • Total for February 2015: 13,208 words (details)
  • Total for January 2015: 13,597 words (details)
  • Total for December 2014: 17,812 words (details)
  • Total for November 2014: 50,187 words (details)
  • Total for October 2014: 15,894 words (details)
  • Total for September 2014: 26,134 words (details)