Maybe I'm just doomed to go up and down and need to look at the big picture.
Monday, I wrote 4,060 and didn't want to quit then but I had to be up really early to work yesterday.
Again I was surpised by my characters. I'd been agonizing over the reason behind her fear and she explained it to our hero. How come I didn't know that?
Now, I'm starting to get concerned that I will go over my targeted word count?
Question: What do you do? Plan a target or write the story? Do you write it and then cut or expand to meet publisher guidelines? Or do you decide first and try to stay as close to that target as possible?
Patience, Leah, I'm working on the Roar Award, will post on that tomorrow.