12 first drafts (and a few revisions)
12 reasons to party
Well I certainly didn't make it easy for myself to complete this challenge, falling more than half a year behind.
Since October however, I really floored it, putting the pedal to the metal and coming home with a wet sail (and thankfully reserving the flurry of cliches for this blog post rather than polluting my precious manuscripts). Thanks to #FirstDraftFriday (which had an official participant count of 1), I've managed to sneak in with my 12th draft just before the year ended and now it's time to party! Actually, I think I missed the official party, but that's the beauty of the internet... celebrations can be asynchronous. So in the words of Bill & Ted: