Ken (ken_schneyer) wrote,

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Report for May

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!

Tags: drafts, markets, monthly tally, publication, submissions, words written

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