Monthly Archives: November 2020

75,000 Words

‘The Hunted Angel’ now runs to 75,000 words. Exactly. Well, according to Word’s word counter, that is. Years of experience have taught me that these things are to be taken with a pinch of salt at the best of times. It will be somewhere near the correct total, though. For the record,

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Delayed – but got there

In my last post, I mentioned how I was homing in on the 60,000-word mark and expected to pass that figure the following day. Well, it was three days late, but I got there. Apologies for the delay. I became distracted with lockdown and the scandals surrounding a certain election,

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The Hunted Angel is developing. According to Microsoft’s ubiquitous word processor, Word, the overall word count currently stands at 58,381 words. It will be higher later today, of course, and may pass the 60,000-word barrier tomorrow.

How accurate that figure may be is anybody’s guess. I once ran the text of a book I had written through Word and a rival word processor,

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