This is a year-old excerpt, and it definitely shows in the prose (especially in that first sentence… what?!) Nonetheless, there’s some glimmers of good stuff in there! (Background: Leeland and her girlfriend Clarke are competitors on a TV show. Leeland was just framed for sabotage, getting both of them banned.)
Gillian Larchwood Me, I’m Finnish and English meeting somewhere in the middle, with copper hair and a dusky spread of orange freckles. Suffering, as always, from a fatal case of over-sensibility. It’s a curse. Gillian Larchwood is too sensible, but it’s from necessity, not nature. She was nineteen when the Great Collapse began; she was […]
The working first chapter of my novella, Lovers in the Great Collapse.