Anita Chapman

About me

Social Media Manager for the Historical Novel Society. I’m seeking agent representation for my novel, ‘The Journal': women’s commercial fiction with WW2 journal excerpts set in Siena, Italy. Currently working on a novel set in eighteenth century and present day, ‘The Painting’. I’m a member of the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s New Writers’ Scheme.

From my website

We're not supposed to include coincidences, are we?

Years ago when I first started writing, I remember telling a writer, who was far more experienced than me the plot of my Book 1. We were at an end of term writing course night out, in a cocktail bar in Richmond, and we’d all overindulged. Anyway, the poor woman…

Getting Back Into Writing After a Break

Camellias at Claremont Landscape GardenI’m a bit late with this post. This is partly due to half term, plus now I have two blogs to manage and some part-time work relating to I’ve been temping for the past few weeks, on and off too, helping an elderly gentleman catalogue and…

7 Ways to Finish Writing the Book

Richmond, SurreyI’m lucky to be on the RNA New Writers’ Scheme again this year, and I have to get Book 2 finished. Draft five is underway and I’ve just changed my 18thc main character's ("mc") name to one which suits her perfectly.Here’s my plan on how to finish writing the…

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