So my devious plan to write all day Friday fell through when I had to do a phone interview and then put out fires elsewhere. Oh well. TODAY!
So here's a down and dirty trick if you are trying to up your word count. Don't use contractions.
Do not use contractions.
See, extra word!
Also, my friend Mindy McGinnis sort of SOLD HER BOOK! Go check out the news on her blog and say congrats!