88,000 words ( 280 pages ) completed and almost finish the first draft. With cannibalism being the norm in my third novel, it is bloodier and more twisted than my first two novels.
Whoever said that writing is easy has never written (although they may have scribbled a bit)
Writers write because they have stories in them that they have to get out. It is not easy and can be hard and sometimes torturous work, but see your words in print makes it worth whiled.