Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe Volume 1: The Beginning — Editing Update

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On May 25, 2013, I began writing the first draft of the Ravynwyng Chronicles.Universe.
On September 24, 2013, I finished the first draft, which topped out at 287,777 words.

I was advised to split it into two volumes easy enough.
Volume 1: The Beginning topped out at 151,699 words, and volume 2: Discovery topped out at 136,078 words.

I ran volume 1 through the Hemingway App and cut it down to 149,477 words.
Then the real editing began. Doing a line-by-line edit, along with search and destroy words, I brought the word count down to 122,457.

February. 2015

Now during the current rewriting and editing the word count has dropped to 117,841 words

September 19, 2015

All I can say is Writers World Boot Camp is the greatest thing around. Thanks to excellent advice from Lara Lalalynn and Randall Andrews of Writers World, I’ve made a great deal of progress in my editing.

After editing chapters 1-40, I’ve brought the total word count down to 109,812 in Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe Volume 1: The Beginning. 45 chapters left to edit.

About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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3 Responses to Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe Volume 1: The Beginning — Editing Update

  1. May your book publish soon. I am waiting eagerly to read it.

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