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WIP mini blog hop

Posted by Laura Ann Dunks on Monday, November 12, 2012, In : MEME 

I was tagged by my friend and critique partner Lianne Simon who is the fantastic author behind Confessions of a Teenage Hermaphrodite.

What is your working title of your book?
Butterfly with Broken Wings.

Where did the idea come from for the book?
I was faced with my own chronic illnesses, including Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, and the lives of many others, especially children who were bedbound and had lost their school friends. Children find it hard to visit their friend in bed when they are used ...

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A much longer even more overdue update

Posted by Laura Ann Dunks on Thursday, August 9, 2012, In : update 

I have finished the final year of the Creative Writing part of my degree and been awarded another first (distinction). So I am delighted. I have time off until next February now, when I will resume my degree with year two Spanish. 

In the meantime, I am preparing draft four of Butterfly with Broken Wings and enjoying it just as much as ever.

I am also really excited because my author friend Susan Dennard’s first book is finally released by Harper Teen. I can’t believe I will actually read ...

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A lot of things have happened over the last few months

Posted by Laura Ann Dunks on Saturday, August 6, 2011, In : update 

First of all, I managed to finish my year two creative writing course with the Open University, which I managed to get a distinction (a 1st) in. I am delighted with this result, and I will begin year three of the course in October.

I am 60000 words into draft three of Butterfly with Broken Wings and am still very much enjoying the process. I am also turning over ideas for a young-adult dystopian series, which I plan to write next.

Also despite a few blips, my health seems to be going forward m...

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Posted by Laura Ann Dunks on Thursday, September 30, 2010, In : update 

I have been writing and studying and loving every minute of it. I've been making slow but sure progress with the second draft of Butterfly With Broken Wings.

I have also started exercises for my creative writing course I started with the open university, to work towards a degree. It begins officially on Monday, but I have already started planning my first assignment for the prompt A Beach In Winter.

Keep on writing guys! Don't give up!

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The Voice Within

Laura Ann Dunks 25 year old writer.


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