Work in Progress: Tom Derringer and the Steam-Powered Saurians

Progress Report: Tom Derringer & the Steam-Powered Saurians Tom Derringer & the Steam-Powered Saurians

Last time looked at: 10/12/17

Last actual wordage added: 10/12/17

Pages added, 10/12/17: 3

Current page count: 73

Estimated final page count: 250

Current word count: 18,296

Deadline: None. Will be self-published.

Comments: Finished Chapter Seven, started Chapter Eight. Tom has not yet seen any dinosaurs, but he heard something strange moving around in the dark before dawn.

Work in Progress: Charming Sharra

Progress report:

Last time looked at: 10/12/17

Last actual wordage added: 10/12/17

Pages added, 10/12/17: 2

Current page count: 34

Estimated final page count: 300? I don’t really have any idea.

Deadline: None. Purely speculative.

Comments: I skipped a one-page progress report at some point.

Anyway, Sharra is in the middle of the spell she wanted. (It takes most of a day.) She’s getting impatient and bored and wants to see whether it’s working.

Word-count is 8,293.

Work in Progress: Tom Derringer and the Steam-Powered Saurians

Progress Report: Tom Derringer & the Steam-Powered Saurians Tom Derringer & the Steam-Powered Saurians

Last time looked at: 10/11/17

Last actual wordage added: 10/11/17

Pages added, 10/11/17: 3

Current page count: 70

Estimated final page count: 250

Current word count: 17,655

Deadline: None. Will be self-published.

Comments: Tom and friends have made camp beneath a cliff. I’m near the end of Chapter Seven, and the steam-powered saurians of the title will be encountered for the first time in Chapter Eight.

Work in Progress: Elfshot

Progress report:

Last time looked at: 10/10/17

Last actual wordage added: 10/10/17

Pages added, 10/10/17: 1

Current page count: 10

Estimated final page count: 300? I don’t really have any idea.

Deadline: None. Purely speculative.

Word count: 2,189

Comments: Hyacinth is not saying much yet because she doesn’t want to upset Lily, but she intends to have some words with Linden once Lily’s out of the picture. Meanwhile, they’re discussing where to take the body.

Work in Progress: Stormchildren

Progress Report: Stormchildren

Last time looked at: 10/10/17

Last actual wordage added: 10/10/17

Pages added, 10/10/17: 3

Current page count: 7

Estimated final page count: I have no idea. I still don’t know for sure whether it’s a novella, a novel, or a series, or whether it’s YA.

Deadline: None. Purely speculative.

Word count: 1,569

Comments: Darris, Rell, and Lesma are sitting atop a cliff, looking out at the sea, discussing Rell and Lesma’s unhappy family situation, and Rell has just come out with a suggestion about his future. Darris initially thought he was joking, but is beginning to realize he’s serious.

Work in Progress: Tom Derringer and the Steam-Powered Saurians

Progress Report: Tom Derringer & the Steam-Powered Saurians Tom Derringer & the Steam-Powered Saurians

Last time looked at: 10/5/17

Last actual wordage added: 10/5/17

Pages added, 10/5/17: 3

Current page count: 67

Estimated final page count: 250

Current word count: 16,822

Deadline: None. Will be self-published.

Comments: I didn’t bother to post a progress report when I wrote a single page a week or so back.

Tom, Betsy, and Peter are out in the wilderness east of Ogden (and west of Woodruff). They haven’t found anything yet.