Chapter 1 – How a rumour turned into a Pandemic 7th MARCH 2020, 22:33 HOURS I do not read the newspaper much, because it makes me hyperventilate; I become restless, and it results in more severe insomnia than I already have. Being a smart woman, I skip news and newspaper thereby avoid spikes in my…
It’s day#26 of NaNoWriMo. I am at 39111 words and 4231 words short of daily average. The different between target and actual is reducing. Four more days to go. Oh, boy! I published the second book in the Once Upon a Time Series – a series of standalone, clean and wholesome romance novellas. Interested? Check…
It’s day#25 of NaNoWriMo. I am at 36938 words and 4737 words short of daily average.
Description I am Zoya Sehgal, another romance author around the block… Since childhood, I have nursed a dream to become an author. I do write regularly and have several manuscripts sitting on my hard drive for years. I plan my life in 5-year-blocks. Top school@15 Graduation and job@20 Marry@25 Have a baby@30 Quit job and move out of India@35 Start a new career as…
It’s day#24 of NaNoWriMo. I am at 38843 words and 4165 words short of daily average. I know some people are nearing their target ahead of time, so jeaolous of them!
It’s day#23 of NaNoWriMo. my best day as I am at 33353 words and 4988 words short of daily average. How is everybody else holding the ground?
It’s day#22 of NaNoWriMo, my best day as I am at 31247 words. Big leap since yesterday and yet I am 5000 short of daily average. Last week now 🙁
It’s day#20 of NaNoWriMo, and I am down to 20896.
Chapter 4 – Two for Eloping Ubaid inhaled deeply and the station smell entered his lungs; a peculiar smell that can be felt only on Indian railway stations, a unique combination of frying vada pav, simmering tea, sweat, and toilet. He tapped his feet impatiently. The train was on time and yet he…
It’s day#18 of NaNoWriMo, and I am down to 19909. 10091 words short per daily average. I vowed to catch-up over the weekend but I did not write much. I hardly wrote anything on Monday. This NaNoWriMo is harder than ever before 🙁
It’s day#15 of NaNoWriMo, and I am down to 17589. Yep, less than 100 words today :S
It’s day#17 of NaNoWriMo, and I am down to 17709.
It’s day#19 of NaNoWriMo, and I am down to 20719. It feels like a stretch.
It’s day#13 of NaNoWriMo, and I am down to 17499. Nearly 5000 words short per daily average :S
Chapter 3 – On a Dark & Stormy Night Hiba fluffed the pillow, looked around one last time and picked up her bag. She quickly checked the contents crossing a mental checklist. Alright, it’s time! She found her mother in the kitchen, preparing for dinner. Hiba stood in the doorway. “I am…
It’s day#12 of NaNoWriMo, and I am down to 14387. Still lagging,, but I hope to bridge the gap over the weekend. Fingers crossed!
It’s day#11 of NaNoWriMo, and I am down to 13258. Woohoo!
It’s day#10 of NaNoWriMo, and I have finished 12258. Impressive, huh? Shabana Mukhtar
How far along are you? Shabana Mukhtar
10587, still not good enough…