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Old 01-28-2013, 12:08 PM   #1
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I am brand new to AW after spending a long time as a lurker; I live in the UK, write historical fiction (with a focus on Georgian England) and look forward to chatting to other writers here!

I've completed three novels, am editing another and have 4 WIPs, one nearing the end of the first draft and the other at varying stages of chaos. After years fearing rejection, I've decided it's finally time to try and do something about this writing dream, if only to give my husband a quieter life.

Away from that, I am passionate about the theatre, especially musicals, have a Master's degree in film and drink far too much tea!

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Old 01-28-2013, 12:47 PM   #3
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