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Push your limits. I just broke a record!

I am delirious with joy as I type this, as I have broken a record which I had set in 2012.
The highest number of words I had written in a day was 7256.
Today, I broke that record. I have just finished writing 8252 words of my tenth novel, plus about 750 words for another piece, making it a new record! I had begun writing at 7.30 am this morning, and I am calling it a day now.
Tired, exhausted, exhilarated and oh-so- contented. Those are the rewards, when you push all your limits.
Tomorrow, I go back and do it again :)
To understand what this means to me, do read the piece which I had written in 2012, and which is also on my website.

Click HERE to be taken to my website, to read On Writing.

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  1. Wonderful achievement and congratulations on the new record... Keep writing... As a lover of ur books, waiting eagerly for ur 10th novel to release😊

  2. 🤗... You really motivate us to work hard.

  3. Wonderful !! i would like to know how you write , like manual , laptop & i love to have an glimpse of it Preeti , if you would like to show the world, like how it looks

    1. I write on my laptop. Had shared a video of me working on my Instagram stories. Do follow me on insta :)

  4. Wow!hitting more than 8000 words in a single day is really not a small thing .Great going mam:)

  5. Wow!hitting more than 8000 words in a single day is really not a small thing .Great going mam:)

  6. Hi Preeti. Congratulations for your hard work. Your related post written in 2012 is really inspiring one. I had last commented on your blog when you had written about interview with DD channel. I had asked you a question, for which I still didnot get any reply . One more question request. Can you post a blog on why you prefer writing in laptoo vs pages/book etc.

  7. Congratulations mam ☺️ , I just love the way you write and u make us inspire, motivate. & What to know when will ur 10th book come out ?


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