NaNoWriMo update -pantster vs.plotter

So far I have written a little over 20k words on my new novel since the 1st November and the start of the National Novel Writing Month challenge for 2017.

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National Novel Writing Month - or NaNoWriMo as it is known

Todays date 31 October 2017: National Novel Writing Month – NaNoWriMo is almost upon us! Every year for the month of November, writers take on the challenge of writing a novel in a month. To be quite accurate, the actual target number of words in 50,000 in the month – not quite a full novel (although ‘*The Great Gatsby’ *was this length), but enough words to tax most.

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What's in a name?

Antonia Chain is a pen name, and I also write in my own ‘passport’ name of (Dr) Lel Meleyal. Up until now, I have kept writing in each name distinctly separate. Here I explain why I am ‘coming out’ about my use of both names in my published writing.

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Curveballs

Life sometimes throws curveballs. Unfortunately a number of events coincided which has impacted upon my ability to post more Shadow of the Wing podcasts.

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Short story published

A new story story is published this week in Something Hidden an anthology pulled together by Bridge House publishers.  Enjoy.