The Effect of New Hardware

I was going through my files and Evernotes for The Cerberus Rebellion and I realized that it has been 8 months since I started writing it. Now, what’s really an eye opening is the rate at which I’ve been writing. Between 8/20 and 3/24 (when I bought my new laptop) I had completed 65,000 words. That averages out to a little less than 9,300 words per month, or around 2,300 words per week

Now, on 3/24 I picked up my new laptop and started working. Between 3/24 and today 4/21 I’ve written a total of 27k words, not including the chapters and snippets that I ended up removing from the story. Which factors out to 30k words in a month, or just over 7,500 words per week.

I think it’s really amazing the effect that new hardware can have on your productivity.

About Joshua K Johnson

Josh is the author of The Cerberus Rebellion and The Hydra Offensive, Gunpowder Fantasy novels set in the Griffins & Gunpowder universe. He is currently working on a new novel set in the same world as well as The Centaur Incursion, Book 3 in the Ansgari Rebellion Series and Loyalty Betrayed, Book 1 in the Liberty Forged Series. He currently works full-time and has an 8-year old and a 4-year old to keep him busy.

Posted on April 19, 2012, in writing and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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