Numbers for wordsmiths – #writing

Getting started is always a challenge.  At the outset, the looming mountain ahead that is your novel – or your business plan or white paper – looks unconquerable.  And yet the answer, as with all large projects, is to break it down into manageable chunks.

Over on Steven Pressfield Online, editor, writer and publisher Shawn Coyne offers a great numerical analysis from his forthcoming book The Story Grid: What Good Editors Know.

Essential help in breaking your 100,000 word novel down into writable and readable 2,000 word scenes.


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An independent business consultant, interim manager and writer, Andrew operates through his company, Burning Pine Ltd (
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