Just a very quick update - it's 4 a.m. and I should REALLY be in bed by now :D
It's the end of (my) day 19 and I've reached and surpassed the 35.000 words mark! And by doing that I have actually reached day 21's word goal as well.
Which effectively means that I'm now two days ahead of schedule. YAY!
Who would have guessed that I would ever come so far? Certainly not me!
Before I'm off to bed, my customary end-of-day stats screenshot: