Here are my monthly stats for May:
- 6,200 new words of fiction written this month. 1
- 19 first drafts currently in progress (some untouched for a long time)
- 2 first drafts currently "ripening" before second draft.
- 2 second drafts currently in progress
- 1 second draft currently in the hands of "trusted readers."
- 2 third drafts currently in progress.
- 0 third drafts currently awaiting polishing.
- 0 fourth drafts in currently in progress.
- 1 rewrite (at request of editor) currently in progress.
- 13 stories currently submitted to markets
- 20 words in shortest story currently submitted. (A twitterfic)
- 8,700 words in longest story currently submitted.
- 3 offers of publication received this month. 2
- Longest current wait without response: 376 days.
1 Not too good. End of term and all. I wrote one new story and several twitterfics, and I worked (am still working) on a difficult second draft.
2"The Never Fair," plus the two twitterfics. A good month!