Rough Draft by New Years


That’s the goal. Do I need to elaborate?

I’ve been trying to write a book for years now. YEARS. And this is my deadline, I’m setting it here and making it known.

I want to have a rough draft of my book done by New Year’s Day.

This feels impossible. I’m 37,855 words in as I write this post and half of that (ha! most of that) feels like crap.

But that’s not the point!

Rough is in the title of a first draft for a very good reason.

My goal is to have it written. To get the story out of my head and onto paper. To finish something that feels impossible. I don’t care if anyone ever reads it (my wonderful late great uncle always said writers write, published or not) and I may finish it and never want to touch or edit the thing again.

Rough draft by New Years.