Tiger Eye is done and away so I thought I’d list a few stats.
Initial idea: January 2009, Movie World
Cultivation of idea: January – July 2009
Began Writing: August 2009
First Draft: 6 months (August 2009 – January 2010)
First Draft word count: 69,000
Second Draft: 3 months (March – May 2010)
Second Draft word count: 71,000
Months with critique partners: 3
Third Draft: 1.5 months (September – October 2010)
Third Draft word count: 78,000
Final read through/edits: 1 week (November)
Query drafts: about a zillion
Sent to first 5 agents: 15th November
First response: 16th November (partial request!!!)
Here’s to many more statistics in my writing career!