Book Setup for the Onyx Proposal

100,000 words.

2500 words per scene.

2 scenes per chapter.

40 scenes.

20 chapters.

That should work.

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4 comments… add one
  • ammit Jul 27, 2005 @ 15:34

    This is one of Holly’s workshops about working out scenes.

  • shay Jul 27, 2005 @ 15:07

    so any tips on how the forumla for working stuff like this out?

  • Monica Jul 27, 2005 @ 12:19

    Actually, when I do this, I do best. I’m an organic writer, but breaking my stuff down works well for me.

  • shay Jul 27, 2005 @ 8:17

    how do you work out maths stuff like what you’ve done in this post? i try to do it for my work but it never seems to work for me…

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