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Elliot came out to play – Nano day 14

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Elliot came out to play – Nano day 14

Nov 14, 2009 | Nanowrimo, Novels, Writing | 1 comment

Glass wall

Image by maistora via Flickr

On Sunday, while I was in the coffee-shop at one of our ‘during the day’ meets, Elliot, a character from one of my big novel serials, Darkness, decided that enough was enough – if I was having a crisis of confidence about the rest of my writing, that he’d fill in the gaps.   That was on the 8th, and in the last almost week (with a day off for my birthday on Thursday) and I’ve written 20k.  Being fair, Glass Block, the book that started it all, was originally written in 2003 (which means, technically, I’m cheating).  I’m quite happily writing away now.

There’s a big announcement coming in the next few weeks too – so watch this space 😉

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