How long does it take you to write one chapter?

I think I’m turning into a pretty fast writer lately, but I’m not really sure. It takes me around an hour to write a chapter for my story, fix the layout and proofread it. Each chapter has around 1000 words. Just writing without proofreading takes me around half an hour, I think.

How long does it take you to write one chapter?
And how many words do your chapters have? (so we can compare and see what the average writing time is :smiley_cat:)

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A month! Depends on my motiviation. I sometimes, procrastinate. Or lose interest. Or just try to read other stories to get my motivation back and then work on a chapter.

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Sometimes, it takes a few hours, sometimes it takes years. It depends on my energy level, and if I forget the story exists (lol)

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YES same

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Doh!! You put me on the spot!!!

I’d say, it’d take a month.

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I’ve noticed that most of my chapters have 4000-5000 words. If I have a very clear idea of what’s supposed to happen, motivation, time, and energy, it can take maybe two days.
If not, it can take weeks, months, or even years.

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I’m getting slower, 2 hours for a 1000-words chapter, writing and proofreading :sweat_smile:

What about everyone else? @Writers

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Totally not as slow as me. I take weeks… mainly due to procrastination.

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For me now a long time almost impossible to get one page done but it used to depend on my mood and inspiration.

If I wanted to I could write one chapter (about 10 pages) in either 3 hours or so.

If I wasn’t in a flow it could take about 3 days

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Anywhere from a day to a couple weeks, depending on how much time I put into it. Most of the time, it’s three days to a week. I go in spurts where I might do a chapter in a day or two, but they don’t last long. My chapters are 3,000-5,000 words.

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For me it can take anywhere from two weeks to a month. Dialogue and outlining take about five days. The rest is figuring out is coding.

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If I go by actual speed of word typing and thinking it’s about 500 per hour and I wrote for a 3000 goal is 6 hours plus 1 to 2 hours of editing so 7-ish hours
If I count in between time it’s way too random xD like from either 3 days to 3 months xD

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