Liberty pointed me in the direction of this a few days ago, and I have decided to give it a go. I make no promises but I’d love it if I could do it.
The 80k in 80 Days Challenge is simple (haha) – write 80,000 words in 80 days, starting from the 1st May. Why 80k? Because that’s the standard accepted length for a ‘proper’ novel. Why 80 days? Because it sounds good probably! Well, that and 1000 words a day average should be do-able for most people.
I have a vague idea of what I’d like to write – I’ve decided to start something new rather than carry on with a WIP (don’t worry though, Mum/Liberty – I will carry on with the other one too. Eventually. Promise!). So fingers crossed, come the 11th July, I will have an 80,000 word long first draft of a novel under my belt. Or that’s the idea anyway.
Feel like joining in? Go have a look at the website and check out the rules – you don’t have to be a blogger to do it and there’s no prizes at the end apart from a massive feeling of achievement and success!