How I Just Wrote a Novel in 14 Days

A Case Study by an Novelist Who Has Made $1.25 Million in Royalties

Photo by Alex Jones on Unsplash

Disclaimers

So here we go.

Day 1, June 9: Word Count: 2,617

Day 2, June 10: Word Count: 1,171

Day 3, June 11: Word Count: Zero

Day 4, June 12: Word Count: 3,587

Day 5, June 13: Word Count: Zero

Day 6, June 14: Word Count: Zero

Day 7, June 15: Word Count: 1,360

Day 8, June 16: Word Count: 3,068

Day 9, June 17: Word Count: 4,276

Day 10, June 18: Word Count: 2,159

Day 11, June 19: Word Count: 5,029

Day 12, June 20: Word Count: 4,133

Day 13, June 21: Word Count: 952

Day 14, June 22: Word Count: 5,018

Day 15, June 23: Word Count: 2,366

Day 16, June 24: Word Count 4,499

Day 17, June 25: Word Count 1,884

Day 18, June 26: DEADLINE: Word Count Zero

The End Result: 42,119 words, written over a 17-day period, and with 14 actual writing days.

A final note.

Full-time novelist with over $1.25 million in career royalty earnings. This is what I’ve always wanted to do, and now I’m doing it. Life is good.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store