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What is your novel about?

Updated: Aug 27, 2022

Ever since I decided to work on my first fiction novel, I get this question all the time, and it's a tricky one to respond to.

As a first-time writer, I can honestly say that I have worked and reworked my novel's plot multiple times over the past year.

My first draft was a real-life satire based on a personal time in my life. However, my heart was not into it. It was not the genre for me.

I then began thinking about my favorite books, and what I loved reading- and I instantly knew that fantasy would be my genre.

Confident in my new direction, this too took on too much inspiration from my real life, and eventually, I was bored with where it was going. After several attempts and rewrites, I finally settled on an angle that made sense, and my novel is finally moving in the direction it is meant to.

This has definitely been an exciting creative journey, and a true learning experience and I cannot wait for the day when I will finally publish my first book.

Until then, for all the curious friends and family members- my novel is a fictional fantasy, and questions our understanding of "good" and "evil", and whether people fit neatly into one or the other- or whether we are all a combination of both.

I hope to publish a series of books, similar to my favorite novels (Harry Potter and The Red Queen series for instance). I mean, what's the point of dreaming if you don't dream big?



Feb 04, 2022

I am certain you will accomplish everything you set out to do habhoub! Xo sahar

Hiba Haddad
Hiba Haddad
Feb 04, 2022
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thank you Sahar for ur support :)

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