Word Count Tracker

Just for fun, I decided to keep a running tally of ALL my works (published and not-yet-published and under both pen names) and the total word count. These are completed works (not including WIPs or intended next books) Check it out!

First book finished Feb 2008 (almost 10 years ago). First book published Aug 2012 (over 5 years ago). In that time, I’ve completed…

OVERALL TOTAL – 26 stories | 1,233,054 words

  • Total stories = 19 novels | 3 novellas | 4 short stories
  • Paranormal Romance = 19 total –> 13 novels | 3 novellas | 3 short stories
  • Contemporary Romance =  7 total –> 6 novels | 1 short story
  • Published novels & novellas to count toward RWA 25 works goal = 14
  • Word Count / Pubs / Milestones by Year
    • 2008 = 45k
      • 1 novel written
    • 2012 = 60k
      • 1 novel written, plus BV rewrites
      • 1 novel pub’d
    • 2013 = 136k
      • 2 novels, 1 short story written
      • 2 novels, 1 short story pub’d
    • 2014 = 227k
      • 4 novels written
      • 2 novels, 1 short story pub’d
      • Wild Rose Press contract July 2014
    • 2015 = 90k
      • 1 novel written, plus Svatura rewrites (all 4 books)
      • 1 novel pub’d, 4 Svatura novels repub’d
      • Wild Rose Press contract Jan 2015
    • 2016 = 225k
      • 3 novels, 3 novellas, 2 short stories written
      • 2 novels, 2 novellas, 2 short stories pub’d
      • started cowriting w/ Nicki Jun 2016
      • Entangled contract Dec 2016
    • 2017 YTD = 451k
      • 6 novels, 1 novella to novel, 1 novel rewrite, 1 novella written
      • 3 novels pub’d
      • Tule contract Apr 2017
      • Entangled contracts June 2017/Sept 2017
      • Crimson contract Nov 2017

Here are the breakdowns by published/not-yet-published and genre:

PUBLISHED – 18 stories | 825,682 words

Paranormal Romance – 14 stories | 657,080 words

  • Blue Violet (Svatura #1) | 62,050 words | written 2008 | self-pub 2012, Wild Rose Press pub 2015
  • Hyacinth (Svatura #2) | 64,325 words | written 2012 | self-pub 2013, Wild Rose Press pub 2015
  • Crimson Dahlia (Svatura #3) | 67,850 words | written 2013 | self-pub 2013, Wild Rose Press pub 2015
  • Black Orchid (Svatura #4) | 66,260 words | written 2013-2014 | self-pub 2014, Wild Rose Press pub 2015
  • Hannah’s Fate (Shaowcat Nation – Prequel Short Story) | 8,245 words | written 2013 | self-pub 2013
  • Andromeda’s Fall (Shadowcat Naiton #1) | 61,300 words | written 2013 | self-pub 2014, Wild Rose Press pub 2014
  • Sarai’s Fortune (Shadowcat Naiton #2) | 60,240 words | written 2014/2015 | Wild Rose Press pub 2015
  • Tieryn’s Fury (Shadowcat Naiton #3) | 60,400 words | written 2015 | Wild Rose Press pub 2016
  • Seneca’s Faith (Shadowcat Naiton #4) | 64,330 words | written 2015/2016 | Wild Rose Press pub 2016
  • Her Demigod Complex (Legendary Consultants #1) | 31,605 words | written 2016 | self-pub 2016
  • The Worse for Were (Legendary Consultants #2) | 34,135 words | written 2016 | self-pub 2016
  • A Ghost of a Chance (Legendary Consultants Short Story) | 14,775 words | written 2016 | self-pub 2016
  • Psyched (Legendary Consultants Short Story) | 16,045 words | written 2016 | self-pub 2016
  • Bait N’ Witch ((Legendary Consultants #3) | 45,520 words | written 2016/2017 | self-pub 2017

Contemporary Romance – 4 stories | 168,602 words

  • Cross My Heart | 8,502 words | written 2014 | self pub 2014
  • The Wrong Kind of Compatible (Love Undercover #1) | 48,200 words | written 2017 | Entangled pub 2017
  • The Attraction Equation (Love Undercover #2) | 52,600 words | written 2017 | Entangled pub 2017
  • Saving the Sheriff (Hills of Texas #1) | 59,300 words | written 2014/2017 | Tule pub 2018

NOT YET PUBLISHED – 7 stories | 407,372 words

Paranormal Romance – 4 stories | 244,554 words

  • White Knight (Camelot Rising #1) – Cowritten w/ Nicole Flockton | 50,200 words | written 2016 | Crimson Romance
  • One Week to Claim a Mate (Prequel Short Story) | 18,334 words | written 2017 | self-pub
  • Rogue King (Inferno Rising #1) | 105,034 words | written 2017 | Entangled
  • The Boss (Hotshot Crew #1) | 70,986 words | written 2017 | Entangled

Contemporary Romance – 3 stories | 162,818 words

  • Don’t Open Until Christmas | 55,068 words | written 2016/2017
  • Resisting the Rancher (Hills of Texas #2) | 58,450 words | written 2017 | Tule
  • Falling for Kate | 49,300 words | written 2014 | no pub plans