When I put my first book on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Kobo, I specified April 3rd as the release date for a reason. You see, I have a plan.
My plan was that I would start writing Book 2 of Histories of Drakmoor the day my book released, with the goal of it being released no later than nine months from that day.
I thought it was an excellent plan, and for that matter, I still do. There’s just one, little problem…
I wrote Chapter 1 tonight.
What can I say?
I finished the most recent publication of one of my favorite authors (Quarus by S. J. MacDonald) tonight, and I was just getting back to my apartment (I finished “Quarus” sitting in a booth at the local Pizza Hut.) when the feeling hit.
“It’s time, now. Write it.”
So, I sat down at my computer, started my music, and wrote Chapter 1. Chapter 1 turned out to be 1,453 words across 6 pages. I aim for 85,000-word novels. To reach this, I have to write 43 chapters with 2,000 words each, and I know in my heart of hearts I’ll have chapters that pass 3,000 words without breaking a sweat. That’s just how I write.
Ah, well. I guess it’s a good thing I love writing. 🙂