AND I SMASHED IT!
Total Word Count: 104,393.
There was a lot of copy and pasting – but also a hell of a lot of work. So I don’t think I did too bad after all. Although it did go over 90k and Young adult fantasy novels vary so much in word counts. I’m not sure if I’m pushing it too far? Does anyone know what the average for that genre is as the internet is not being the most helpful?
Time for a few painful rounds of proof reading and then I might actually start sending it off!