Yes, I used three exclamation marks there! I earned those!
Because the first draft of Jungle is DONE! After a writing day of 5,236 words. Bringing the final wordcount for the first draft too …
Yes, you’re reading that number correctly. 458k. 2.1 MILLION characters.
That’s insane. Colony was only 334k. Which makes Jungle a third-again as long as Colony. So we’re looking at 2400+ pages, easy.
Editing should trim that down a bit, but still. What a beast.
And now, now, editing can begin on Shadow of an Empire. The work never ends, folks.
But I think I’ve earned a small celebration.
And by the way. This book? Prepare for a ride.