A Metrics Nerd Looks at NaNoWriMo (Reblog from Middle Grade Minded)

It’s NaNoWriMo… mo! It’s a great opportunity to put yourself out there publicly to get all the words (some of the words) of your first draft on paper.

But it’s also high time we as writers talked about word count not being a One Size Fits All metric for productivity, and I’m preaching that gospel today* on Middle Grade Minded:


*OK, technically it was yesterday, but it was a Monday morning.

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