- More description as i was so worried about adding to much description that i didn't add enough.
- Punctuation in speech, as i haven't added any which sounds bad but i wasn't sure how to do it at the beginning but now i do so i will have to change it, that's what revisions are for.
- I also need to make sure you can tell the characters apart, I'm pretty sure I've done this but it doesn't hurt to check.
Saturday, 18 September 2010
Half way there.
So last night i managed to hit the half way mark of my novel. I finally reached 30,000 words and I'm aiming for 60,000 as that is the least amount of words you can have in a YA novel. Its taken a few months to reach this point but i have enjoyed it and I'm very surprised that I've even managed to get this far without quitting. I've noticed that the more i write i seem to be getting slightly better, i have my good days when i can write a few thousand words and bad days where I've only managed a few hundred, but it all adds up and if i hadn't wrote them words on whatever kind of day i was having i wouldn't be where i was now. I've also noticed that writing a little bit whenever i can also helps, as I'm in my last year at high school i don't always have time after school which mean some days i haven't been able to write but i try to make up for it. I'm only half way but I've already noticed a few things that need to be changed when i revise the novel, i will give you a few of them now: