So far, it's been a great start so I hope it continues this way. I am writing a sort of memoir. My idea is to write daily, trying to get to that word count goal, about a memory I have from my own life. I think these memories will end up being a short stories collection. They don't have to be in order at this point and I have no idea what I will do with them once I am done! For now, it has been great to try to come up with some prompts for myself and then dive down into the past.
I put together a simple word count tracker in my bullet journal. I wrote the number of words I should be at for each day during the month. These represent the word count up to that day. For example, on November 15, I should have a total of 25,000 words accumulated. I have been writing down my actual count in black under the goal amount. It has been very satistfying to do that so far these first two days!