It is the slowest first draft I've ever written. It took me seven months to write 30,000 words. I was a little disheartened by this until I started thinking about these seven months.
The first two months were November and December (Thanksgiving and Christmas!)
During three of the months I had terrible morning (all day) sickness and sitting at the computer for longer than fifteen minutes wasn't really an option.
Two of the months were spent working on a different project.
So really, it wasn't THAT slow.
I've been trying to decide if I should jump right into revisions or let this manuscript simmer and write another one. I think I'm leaning toward the simmering option. After seven months I'm really anxious to write something new! And I have the perfect summer project in mind.
When you finish a first draft do you start revisions right away or do you set it aside and work on something else for a while?