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Writing was such an unbelievable struggle for me this year. I felt like I hadn't written anything worth a damn in terms of word counts. So, I really wanted to do this this year to see if it really had been as bad as I thought. And going through, it's easy to see why I thought it was so bad. I had huge swaths of time with no writing at all. But even if it can't compare to my 2010 word count (which was almost 370,000 and I don't think I'll EVER match that again), I did write over 100,000 words this year... and that's not nothing. (I also still have a few days left and a certain Courfeyrangst story to finish for [personal profile] kingess​ and that Courf/Feuilly Annie thing I may try to write, too, so we'll see. ;D)

(ETA: I also just realized that some of those blank months might have had chapters of FYFM or Muet in them. But I don't think they did.)

To absolutely no one's surprise, everything that wasn't written for Yuletide was Les Mis, this year. This is the first time that I've ever been this fandom focused. Even in 2010 when I felt like I was ALL HAIR, ALL THE TIME, I still varied it up more than this. And looking at it... I can't help but wonder if maybe that's part of the problem. Maybe I've become so narrow focused on Les Mis that it's tripping me up.

...or it could have been the stress of returning to school while holding down three jobs and being really sick. That might also have had something to do with it. :-P ANYWAY. Whatever the reason, I seem to have FINALLY overcome my writer's ennui in the past month or two and I am very, very grateful. Whether that was due to the inspiration of the Yuletide multi-fandom experience or the ending of the semester of work and school is anyone's guess. I'm not going to question it, I'm just going to enjoy it. ^_^

Here's the breakdown for anyone who wants to see it:

Date
Published
Fandom Title Words
1/9/2014-all year Les Mis Muet (ch. 1-5) 26430
1/27/2014-all year Les Mis FYFM (ch. 14-17) 24347
2/8/2014 Les Mis Catch You, Catch Me (snippet) 1036
2/19/2014 Les Mis x NLMG You Complete Me (3rd snippet) 1154
2/28/2014 Les Mis A Moving Sea 5790
6/14/2014 Les Mis Can You Hear Me? 3309
8/9/2014 Les Mis Replacing the Poetic With the Real 13138
8/16/2014 Les Mis To Comfort A Friend 4096
11/15/2014 Les Mis Kiss You, Kiss Me... Kiss Him, Too? 3001
12/12/2014 Les Mis x NLMG You Complete Me (4th snippet) 988
12/14/2014 Les Mis C/C drabble 220
12/14/2014 Les Mis Joly, Comberre 670
12/15/2014 Les Mis Fais de Beaux Rêves 2575
12/23/2014 Les Mis Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again 11167
12/1/2014 ?? Anon YT Fic 6017
12/1/2014 ?? Anon YT Fic 1942
12/1/2014 ?? Anon YT Fic 4191
    TOTAL WORDS WRITTEN IN 2014 110071
Monthly Breakdown
Jan-14 50777
Feb-14 7980
Mar-14 0
Apr-14 0
May-14 0
Jun-14 3309
Jul-14 0
Aug-14 17234
Sep-14 0
Oct-14 0
Nov-14 3001
Dec-14 27770


**The fandoms marked ?? are Yuletide stories which have not been revealed yet. I'll adjust that once reveals are over. I may also add links to stories if I get ambitious. ^_^
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