Tackling your first draft?

This will make it fun.

With this free word count tracker, you'll be able to track your progress as you write your first draft. The tracker includes motivational sayings, progress updates, and even tips on your book's length, depending on your genre!

Just print out the tracker and fill it in however you'd like — color in the box with a colored pencil or marker, or just put a checkmark in the box. And the tracker goes all the way up to 120,000 words for those heftier novels.

Download the Word Count Tracker today!

Course curriculum

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    • Before you go...

Your Coach & Mentor

Melissa Frey

Hello! I'm Melissa Frey, an indie author, book editor, and writing coach who is here to help you write better books more quickly and easily!

I know just how difficult it can be to write, edit, publish, and market a book when no one's shown you how before. When I first started writing (over a decade ago!), I didn't have a clue where to start. It took me nearly ten years to figure out how to finally write and publish the books I knew I was created to write — and I don't want it to take you that long.

That's why I created the resources on my members site: to help you discover the stories you were created to tell and learn how to best share them with the world!

What students are saying...

5 star rating

Very handy!

Mimi Flood

A super helpful resource for keeping track of work counts!

A super helpful resource for keeping track of work counts!

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4 star rating

nice and clear

Penny Lowe

does what is says

does what is says

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