For Dreamdarkers. Remember when? Here’s an update.
Pages: 537 (single-spaced, 12-point, maximum 50 lines per page)
Characters (no spaces): 1,800,987
Characters (with spaces): 2,031,402
Keep in mind I’ve yet to begin the first rewrite. This version represents the preliminary brain dump based on the original short story.
I do expect those numbers to fluctuate dramatically. Up or down? Both.
My guess would be that the final product will range below the number of pages shown (and, therefore, below all the other markers). Then again, this tale might require more. I won’t know until I’m done, and even then I won’t know until it’s been proofed, edited, proofed again, edited for publication, and turned into a final version.
Let’s see how it goes. . .