Oh, yes, first drafts. Love the or hate them, you literally cannot get anywhere without a first draft.
If you ask any moderately successful author for writing tips, they'll most likely tell you to write. Of course, this seems pretty obvious, doesn't it? If you want to write, you should write! Writing every day? That's a piece of cake! Well, at least it seems that way at first. Life gets in the way, and you end up leaving half-finished manuscripts untouched and forgotten about for years.
Word count is a struggle a lot of writers, including myself, deal with. No matter what we do, the number never seems to be enough...
Hello there! (Is this how you're supposed to start a blog? I've never really written one like this before) My name is Anna, and, as you can probably tell, I write books (among other things).