Words Written, Year to Date:
And then Sea Change, the paranormal romance that I bugged everyone on Twitter about for a solid month:
No, really, the first draft came in at exactly 65000 words. A little weird, actually.
As for Fire With Fire, most of my beta readers have checked in, and they've been pretty uniform in their suggestions. I'm one of those weirdos who actually doesn't mind editing; it's kind of like picking at a scab, oddly soothing.