Writing Update and a Blog Update

Writing Update

My original goal for my third draft of A Mighty Fortress was to get past the 50,000 word mark.  I surpassed that goal long ago and am now standing strong at almost 61,000 words.  At this time, when I have my book formatted into 5″ x 8″ pages there are over 250 pages.  I was pleasantly surprised when I realized this.  

As an update, I have received most of the feedback from my test readers and am now implementing some of their suggestions.  Perhaps I will reach the 62,000 word mark with some of the further edits.  We shall see.
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