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Just landed!
« on: September 26, 2009, 12:53:03 am »
Hi!

I joined the BFS a few weeks ago and have just got around to visiting the forum.

I am currently part way through writing two novels. One, described by one reader as a rural urban fantasy, is on the back burner for now although I'm six chapters in. The other, which is very much in progress is now nine chapters in and progressing quickly.

I'm also starting to write some fantasy short stories and hope to submit something to the BFS for the magazines at some stage.

I grew up on books such as The Weirdstone of Brisingamen, The Moon of Gomrath and of course, the Narnia series, later I went through a sword and sorcery phase for a few years then moved into watching movies. This was mainly because of time pressures, due to studying accountancy then moving on to an Environmental Studies degree.

I love films about angels and demons such as The Prophecy and Constantine, and only recently have had more time to get reading again. Most recently I've been reading Alex Bell, Suzanne McLeod, Paul Magrs, Neil Gaiman and Toby Frost and I have a huge to be read pile which includes some steampunk.

I'm gutted that I missed out on this year's Fantasycon, but will be there next year by hook or by crook! Hopefully by then I'll have got to know some of you online and at some other events in between.

Sandra

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Re: Just landed!
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2009, 10:21:35 am »
Good taste in books. Welcome to the BFS. And if you want to see what you missed at Fantasycon visit the website www.fantasycon.org.uk and maybe buy a copy of the programme book
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Re: Just landed!
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2009, 01:12:29 pm »
Welcome on board, Sandra.

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Re: Just landed!
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2009, 05:00:03 pm »
Thanks for the welcome!
Sandra Norval

Chapter One of Libertine available at www.sandranorval.co.uk
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Re: Just landed!
« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2009, 05:26:40 pm »
Yes, welcome :)

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Re: Just landed!
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2009, 09:20:40 pm »
Thanks Andrew!
Sandra Norval

Chapter One of Libertine available at www.sandranorval.co.uk
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Re: Just landed!
« Reply #6 on: September 29, 2009, 03:11:30 pm »
Please send the beast from Alex's story to The Bar ... and it can have its fill of muntjac. The place is swarming with them.

I look forward to reading the rest of the story, but as it is set in Hertfordshire, I hope it won't frighten me off taking the dog for a walk in the woods.

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Re: Just landed!
« Reply #7 on: September 29, 2009, 09:52:43 pm »
Aw shucks, that's the one on the back burner! Guess I'll have to turn up the heat!!

Don't worry, you're safe in the woods. For now...!

Thanks for looking me up, much appreciated.
Sandra Norval

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Re: Just landed!
« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2009, 04:37:01 pm »
My back burner has run out of fuel. Too many projects, not enough hours in the day.

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Re: Just landed!
« Reply #9 on: October 07, 2009, 12:55:37 am »
Ah, a feeling I know only too well!  :D
Sandra Norval

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Re: Just landed!
« Reply #10 on: October 07, 2009, 08:42:04 pm »
Hi from a fellow newbie

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Re: Just landed!
« Reply #11 on: March 08, 2010, 10:22:36 pm »
Hi Sandra and James!

Sandra....didn't get a chance to say hello to you last year so I'm saying it now :>)

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Re: Just landed!
« Reply #12 on: March 09, 2010, 01:07:14 am »
Hiya!
Sandra Norval

Chapter One of Libertine available at www.sandranorval.co.uk
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Re: Just landed!
« Reply #13 on: March 16, 2010, 09:55:53 pm »
Belated welcome Sandra. Glad you could join us!
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