On Recommended Word Counts and Why They Can Be Helpful (Especially If You Write Fantasy)

Recommended word counts cause so much angst. Don't know what I'm talking about? Well, check out this Writer's Digest post, or this post on children's fiction. (Unfortunately, they're both pretty old. Still, you get the point.) Agents and publishers look for novels with word counts within a certain range. This length varies by genre and the … Continue reading On Recommended Word Counts and Why They Can Be Helpful (Especially If You Write Fantasy)

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Even More Fun Ways to Use Excel to Track Your Writing Process

Way back in 2015, I wrote an article called "Fun Ways to Use Excel to Track Your Writing Process." It's been getting a lot of visits lately, so I thought it was time to do a new, improved, and updated version of it. Let's talk numbers! Writing numbers. Tracking your daily word count is awesome. … Continue reading Even More Fun Ways to Use Excel to Track Your Writing Process