RIKNIR by the Numbers

Novel — 225,000 words

Due Date March 1st

173 raw days from today to that date

1300 words per day working 7 days per week

1518 words per day working 6 days per week

1092 manuscript pages needed

Estimating 206 words per page (current average) and 2000 words per scene give a rough estimate of 112 scenes and a rough estimate of just under ten pages per scene.

Two POV characters — est. 56 scenes each

Best plan. One scene (2000 words) per day.

Current line-per-scene scenes on hand — about 50. Plan for tomorrow — outline the rest of the scenes in line per scene format.

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About the author: Novelist, writing teacher, on a mission to reprint my out-of-print books and self-publish my new ones.