How to Write 10,000 Words in a Day


Here’s something for all of us about to hit the middle of NaNoWriMo 2016. Many thanks to Faye Kirwin!

The Sprint Shack

How to write 10,000 words in a day: 6 steps to a successful writing marathon | www.sprintshack.wordpress.comWe word sprinters like to push ourselves. The pressure of a time limit makes us more productive and we thrive on the challenge. And what greater challenge is there for a sprinter than writing more words in a day than we believed possible?

For those of you looking to really test yourselves, the 10k Day Challenge might be just the thing. If you’re interested in giving it a go yourself, here are my six steps to writing 10,000 words in one day.

(Before I start, I will add a small note: although the focus of this post is on writing 10,000 words in a single day, the steps listed can apply to any word count goal you set yourself, whether that’s 1000 words, 10,000 or more.)

Step 1: Break down your target into manageable chunks.

10,000 words is a BIG number. To some, it seems impossible. It’s not. It’s all…

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2 responses to “How to Write 10,000 Words in a Day

  1. Thank God NaNoWriMo has smaller ambitions! But a word quota of some sort has served me well on many occasions.

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