800,000 Words to Go

Aaron Schnoor
2 min readMar 23, 2024

What does it mean to reach one million written words?

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One of my favorite writers, Ray Bradbury, famously said that you need one million words to become a writer.

More specifically, Bradbury said that you need three years of writing a thousand words each day.

“Write a thousand words a day and in three years you will be a writer.”