Book Deadline Challenge: Final Update

Book Deadline Challenge: Final Update

A few months ago, I accepted a challenge to finish my book by September 2. The challenge came with stakes. If I missed my deadline, I had to give $1,000 to the presidential candidate I despise the most.

You’re probably wondering, “Did you succeed? Or did you have to send that $1,000 check to that presidential candidate you hate most?”

By the way, you can read all the updates from my Book Deadline Challenge here.

So here’s the news on my deadline‚Ķ

Book Deadline Challenge: Week 7 Update

Book Deadline Challenge: Week 7 Update

Seven weeks ago, I accepted a challenge to finish my book by September 2, and if I miss my deadline, I have to give $1,000 to the presidential candidate I despise. More on the challenge and other productivity hacks for writers here.

Today, I’ll share an update on my progress, and what I’m learning through the process.

Book Deadline Challenge: Week 3 Update

Book Deadline Challenge: Week 3 Update

Three weeks ago, I accepted a challenge to finish my book by September 2, and if I miss my deadline, I have to give $1,000 to the presidential candidate I despise. I’m three weeks into the challenge, and I’ve finished nine chapters so far for a total of 42,000 words.

It wasn’t hard to finish nine chapters, since I started the challenge with a little less than 30,000 words already written. However, since then I’ve written about 12,000 words, or about 600 per day.

Let’s go a little deeper to see what is working and what isn’t.