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  • There are a few holes in it, and I'm working to fill them up, so that's what the wordcount is about now.


  • Oh, and thanks to Caitlin and Denise, my wordcount is a rocking 14,177.

    I rock.

  • How do you quantify a hand-knitted shawl or a set of crafted dishware in wordcount numbers?

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • I cut about two or three pages of just crappy writing, and the final wordcount is still about 2300 words over what I started with.

    "Call 911."

  • And to note, the initial wordcount is an estimate.

    Wordcount update

  • Current wordcount is only 1000 words shy of what the original wordcount is, so if I've cut that much, I've added another 2500.

    revision report

  • I'm about 300 words further along in wordcount than I was last time I hit 20K, and at the same place in the story, except it's MUCH MUCH BETTER now.

    cannery woes

  • I'll give it another whirl later today, maybe -- I'd like to hit 1500 for TB, and I just noticed that my YTD wordcount is a trifle shy of 25K, so that's kind of inspiring to sit my butt down and do either another thousand on TB or do something with TQB. thinks to do:

    ted day!

  • Weirdly, it’s still 25 or something pages shorter than TQB, but the wordcount is higher.


  • Maybe I've lost that spark of creativity that propels me forward in wordcount.

    Christmas Survey Meme


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  • The frequencies are based on all words that occur more than once in the British National Corpus, so it reflect British usage and spelling.

    November 20, 2008

  • Actually, 86,000 words is not that many for such frequency counts, although the higher count words are probably accurate.

    February 10, 2007

  • This website claims to show the frequency with which a given word is used in a large list of words (86,800 to be precise).

    February 9, 2007