“The only thing remotely close to the emotional elation of hitting 50,000 words is reaching 35,000 words…. Thirty-five thousand words is where you get your third wind, and the writing from here on out will remind you of those breezy, blissful days of week one.” (pp. 145-146)
Standard: 40,008 (80%!)
Baty, C. (2004). No Plot? No Problem!. San Francisco: Chronicle Books.