One More Word Writing Challenge: Book in 300 days

The secret to accomplishing big things is habitual progress. To prove this point I am going to attempt write a 50,000 word novel in 300 days. That may not seem that impressive, except I will start with just 18 words on day one, 19 words on day 2 and so on.

Rule 1. Always add one more word than the day before.

Rule 2. Never change what was already written. Only editing can be done after all 300 entries are completed.

Rule 3. Stop after 300 days of writing and 50,000 words

Daily progress: 9 out of 300

CHAPTER 1

[1]He was too careful to let something like this happen. Only a fool would get in this situation. [2]Daniel was not a fool. Nobody was going to believe he was ignorant to what was happening around him. [3]He put his right hand to his face, pressing his thumb and index finger on his closed eyes. His head [4]ached. His brain had been working furiously for the last few hours to figure out how all the pieces fit together. [5]He kept seeing these moments in his memory, but Daniel couldn’t trace the decisions back to the one that started it all.

[6]Eight Months Earlier

“Stay seated until the bell rings.” reminds Mr. Mickelson “Nobody leaves until everyone is seated and …”
BREEEEEEEP interrupts the bell.
[7]The herd leaves the class in under 20 seconds and the door slams shut behind them.
“One down, two to go.” Daniel mutters mindlessly.
[8]He sits at his desk and pulls out 2 candy bars setting them on the corner of his desk. At that moment, the heavy door [9]creaks open and DJ Walker enters, swiping the two candy bars, he slides them into his jacket pocket and leaves without speaking a word.

 

Day: 1 New Words: 18 Total Words: 18
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