Weird Wednesday Jan 11: Word Count

When I finished the last chapter of my novella, The Final View, I did a word count. The result?

28,000.

Now that’s a fun experience. But then one of my beta readers spotted an error and now it’s 28 001.

That’s like trying to squeeze a bit more gas into the tank and having to pay $50.01. But wait. Why then are we willing to gamble at $49.99? Are you a gambler or a settler?

-Leon

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Lines by Leon Newsletter: Jan 11


Leon Stevens is a multi-genre author, composer, guitarist, songwriter, and an artist, with a Bachelor of Music and Education. He published his first book of poetry, Lines by Leon: Poems, Prose, and Pictures in January 2020, followed by a book of original classical guitar compositions, Journeys, and a short story collection of science fiction/post-apocalyptic tales called The Knot at the End of the Rope and Other Short Stories. His newest publications are the novella trilogy, The View from Here, which is a continuation of one of his short stories, and a new collection of poetry titled, A Wonder of Words.

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Published by Leon Stevens

I am an author, composer, and an artist. I published my first book of poetry: Lines by Leon – Poems, Prose, and Pictures in January 2020 and a book of original classical guitar compositions. My latest book is a short story compilation of science fiction/post-apocalyptic tales called, The Knot at the End of the Rope and Other Short Stories.

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