I just finished the first-draft of novel #7.
It has 20 chapters and 146,377 words--not the longest one at all, but definitely long. And definitely better than the previous six. I posted the first chapter in March--so, it's taken me three months and one week to write it. That's pretty quick. I hadn't realized that.
I've had a lot of time to write the past 1.5 years--that time will dwindle come September, I'm sure.
Sometimes I can't believe that I--a girl who never finished stories--have completed the first drafts of seven novels. I credit FictionPress and excited readers that leave comments after each posted chapter. They fuel my writing. I'm very grateful.
I don't have any new story ideas, which is shocking. Maybe now I can focus on editing/publishing. No more excuses.