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    8. 'The Self Invention'

    Genre of Story: Fantasy/Historical (still can't pin this down). A parallel world in which society is about fifty years behind where we would have been at the same time. See 1905, think 1860.

    Time Period/Location: Ledanrod, 1905. (Ledanrod is the parallel equivalent to London) Specifically an area known as the Fisheries. People who live there are moderately poor. They take pride in their housing. The area is tidy but old and run down.

    Character Description: A little girl, nine years old. Abandoned to Mr and Mrs Padrig Lockett as a baby. Her mother, a prostitute, informed the couple that the baby was their nephew's child. She hasn't been seen since.

    Brief Plot: A princess is on a quest to find her lost brother - the true heir to the throne - and a young man with no memory is forced into helping a band of thieves steal the coronation crown.

    Immediate Family (if relevant): Father: Cashel Lockett.
    Mother: Maybelle. She didn't give her last name.
    Aunt: Grace Lockett
    Great Aunt: Lemsilore "Lemmy" Lockett (Girl calls her mother.)
    Great Uncle: Padrig Lockett (Girl calls him father.)

    Already Considered (if relevant): Brinna.

    Anything else?: I have to change the girl's name as my friend's new book (soon to be released) contains a boy character of a similar name (Brae) and I don't want to seem like I'm copying her.*

    She's basically a tertiary character. We only see her once and she's asleep at the time. I'll use whichever name is top of the poll after a week

    In a slump with SI at the moment :/ 65,000 in and I've got that 'omg everything is awful, I just want to throw it all away and cry in a hole' sort of feeling Was hoping this might make me feel a little better, as this scene is one I'm going to enjoy writing when I get there.




    *http://store.kobobooks.com/en-US/ebook/dead-and-buryd << If you're interested in sci-fi, give it a look
    Last edited by renrose; September 25th, 2013 at 06:55 PM.
    ~Boys~

    Jory Leander Atticus, August Eli Benedict, Casimir Mordecai Stewart,
    Edmond John Meirion, Horatio Ethell Emery, Bram William Jasper,
    Julian Remy Charles, Vasiliy Lochlan Michael.


    ~Girls~

    Aira Rose ___, Eleni Fiorella Charlotte, Sylvia Sayuri Noor,
    Merit Eleanora Adelaide, Clover Elodie Seraphine, Bridie Scarlett Viola,
    Marguerite Cecilia Iris, Eilidh Clara Valentine.


    Beta read The Self Invention: The book is now complete. All chapters are up!

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