Episode 39: A Word About Word Counts and Word Sprints

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Episode 39: A Word About Word Counts and Word Sprints

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Show Notes:

NaNoWriMo challenges us to write 50,000 words in one month. Will your story be complete with that many words? Will it be too long? Nicole discusses industry standards for various categories of books and why your writing might be coming in too long or falling short. Nicole also discusses how using word sprints can be an effective and fun way to reach word counts when sitting down to write!

 CALL TO ACTION: Call into the Stop Writing Alone hotline with your writing horror stories — those that have happened to you, and those that just keep you up at night out of fear that they *MIGHT* happen. The number is (646) 907-9607!

Mentioned in this episode:

Places to connect to the STOP WRITING ALONE community and introduce yourself:

The EVERYONE CAN PODCAST crew. Here’s a list of podcasts made by my classmates coming out of Cathy Heller’s ECP course. This is one inspiring, creative, and informative bunch:

And our teacher… 

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