When I’m not busy forging a lucrative career as a freelance journalist, I also try to write fiction.
Meanwhile, below you can find links to each chapter of my first novel – a spoof Mills and Boon with an evil scientist subplot, written for NaNoWriMo 2010.
Chapter One – in which we are introduced to our main protagonists
Chapter Two – in which Bracken is insulted
Chapter Three – Aloysius gets a surprise
Chapter Four – A revelation
Chapter Five – Out on the razz
Chapter Six – The Good Samaritan
Chapter Seven – A disaster
Chapter Eight – Bracken is sad, and the story advances by a fortnight.
Chapter Nine – In which we learn a little bit about modern libraries
Chapter Ten – A subplot approaches
Chapter Eleven – A flashback
Chapter Twelve – Bracken’s day just gets worse
Chapter Thirteen – In which there is a drive by and we expand upon the themes of chapter nine (they do say write what you know…)
Chapter Fourteen – Some more shenanigans from Nicky and Bert
Chapter Fifteen – Musings
Chapter Sixteen – A quest
Chapter Seventeen – Nicky and Bracken are reunited
Chapter Eighteen – I incorporate the Prime Minister’s thoughts on British Cinema
Chapter Nineteen – Dennis
Chapter Twenty – Al’s well
Chapter Twenty One – Experiments
Chapter Twenty Two – Where is that sound coming from?
Chapter Twenty Three – Happy Birthday, Doctor Who
Chapter Twenty Four – Jeremy Kyle is displeased
Chapter Twenty Five – An awful lot of nothing. Bit like Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows…
Chapter Twenty Six – It’s not your typical literary cellar
Chapter Twenty Seven – It’s MY SHOW..
Chapter Twenty Eight – I have reached 50k!
Chapter Twenty Nine – … but 30 days hath November, and I planned the chapters accordingly!