Writing Wednesday: NaNoWriMo Week One

My first week of National Novel Writers Month is almost over, and it has been quite an experience. I thought it would be hard to write 1700 words in one go. That turned out to be quite easy. What is hard is doing it day after day. I thought I might struggle after a couple of weeks. Actually I struggled after three days!

But I still determined. The discipline is good for me. My characters are coming alive for me and I already have a few conversations that I didn’t anticipate. I hope the inspiration lasts!

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About Ann Marie Thomas

Married since 1974, Christian since 1986, 4 children, 4 grand children, disabled with fibromyalgia but was working almost full time until a stroke in May 2010 changed my life completely. Writing poetry and making up stories since I was a child, I only started to write seriously when my children were grown. My main ambition is to write science fiction, but along the way I got distracted by local history and poetry about my stroke. Taking early retirement gave me the chance to concentrate on my writing. My book, Alina, The White Lady of Oystermouth, was published in print and ebook at Easter 2012. The success of Alina led to the publication of Broken Reed: The Lords of Gower and King John in September 2013, and The Magna Carta Story at Easter 2015. I am still writing science fiction - a series of novels called Flight of the Kestrel. For all my author news, see me author blog at www.annmariethomas.me.uk
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