50,000 Words!

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Hi everyone. So a while ago I took part in something called Camp Nanowrimo, which for the uninitiated stands for "National Novel Writing Month" and it took place in July. During this time, I set a goal of 50 thousand words, and today I surpassed that goal. I'm ecstatic, even though it's been a couple months since July.

I'm really excited and hope to someday get this book published. It's an original work, not a fan fiction, though I can't guarantee that my work wasn't influenced by the works I've read. If anyone really even cares, feel free to PM me or mention it here. If you're interested in checking it out and helping shape it, send me a PM and we'll discuss me sending the invite.

Some info about it:

 

Title: (Withheld due to paranoia that someone will steal the title. XD)

Genre: Fantasy

Reading Level (Childrens, YA, Adult): YA.

Plot synopsis: Basically it's a "You took this from me" "No your family gave it up" type of thing. It's about a young boy becoming a man and dealing with the challenges of growing up.

I'd reveal more, but as stated above: I'm paranoid someone will either steal my idea and take credit for it, or claim they came up with it first.

Last thing anyone really wants is a lawsuit.

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Woah!!

50,000 words!!! That's freaking amazing!!! I would absolutely love to read your book. I bet it's gonna be great. Just from reading your post, I'm telling you you've got a good start. Why, heck, unlike most people nowadays, you can already spell correctly! Plus your grammar is pretty dang good,too. So whenever you get yourself published, post it on the Forum and I bet a ton of people will wanna read it.

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Woah!!

50,000 words!!! That's freaking amazing!!! I would absolutely love to read your book. I bet it's gonna be great. Just from reading your post, I'm telling you you've got a good start. Why, heck, unlike most people nowadays, you can already spell correctly! Plus your grammar is pretty dang good,too. So whenever you get yourself published, post it on the Forum and I bet a ton of people will wanna read it.

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Thanks for the interest!

Lol, it's fine. If you're interested, I've just published the first 5 chapters (plus a prologue). Funny thing is: with fan fictions I'm lucky if I can get over 1,000 words. Most of the chapters in this book are about 10,000 words long or more.

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Nice job.  You will soon find that the more you write in your books, the more you'll be able to write about.

 

My first chapter I wrote, I averaged 650 words.

 

Now, I average around 1,800-2,200 words a chapter.  Some of my more recent chapters have exceeded 3,000-4,000 words.

 

Just write about what you want to write about, write what you would like to read if you were reading your story from a reader's perspective, and just have fun with it.

 

The main reason I average so many words is that I am very descriptive in my writing.

 

Instead of saying, "They fought with each other."

 

I write, "Amidst the chaos of the massive battle, two combatants battle each other with swords.  One expertly defending each blow no matter how much the other tried.  The first one to make a mistake will most likely be the victor, but until then, they are at a stalemate."

 

Basically, the more adjectives and adverbs you use, in conjunction with their respective phrases (the descriptive phrases set aside by commas), the more words you will write and the more descriptive your story because.

 

I write as if to paint a picture in the reader's mind of what I am viewing.  Yet, it is still up to how the reader interprets it.

 

Keep up the good work.

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Chapter 32                                   Chapter 33                                       Chapter 34

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Thanks. Like I said, my

Thanks. Like I said, my writing is a bit clunky and meandering, but it's still a WIP. I'll do many edits before it's ready to be published in a physical form.

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To be frank, I should

To be frank, I should probably do a lot more edits than I do.  But for the time being I'm just writing to post on the forum.  Someday, I would really like to publish my books.  Perferably as actual fan-fiction for How To Train Your Dragon, but I could re-write them with a new world in mind and make it more my own and publish them that way.  Either way, going through the red tape of publishing fan-fiction or rewriting to publish an original work, the time and work needed will be about the same.

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To put it in perspective a

To put it in perspective a bit:

 

Book 1 - Words: 71,378

 

Just recently finished Book 5 - Words: 143,556

 

Already in Book 6 I have 16,000+ words in only about 5 chapters.

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That's epic! I wish I had that kind of drive. I love writing, but am never able to, well, write. Can you tell us the title if you publish it? Now I want to read it XD ((And do you have any tips on setting up stories and sticking to the idea? I'm in desperate need of some pointers -.-))

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I've actually got it up on

I've actually got it up on Wattpad. It's called Kaivaly Kingdom. Still a massive WIP, and I will rework some chapters (I have 5 plus a prologue) so they flow better, but if you guys want to, you can head on over to Wattpad and read it. Be warned: There is some strong language (like **** hit the fan type of thing) and some graphic descriptions.