NOVELS / WORKS IN PROGRESS
THE OCEAN WAS ONCE A PUDDLE
GENRE: Magical Realism
STATUS: 4th Draft
CONCEPT: The sea gives, but it mostly takes. A tale of women, wolves, and mighty waters, The Ocean Was Once a Puddle is an apocalyptic fable and Pacific Northwest retelling of Little Red Riding Hood. Cordelia might be drawn to its shores, but her family forbids her to go near the sea-that-not-always-was, the-ocean-that-was-once-a-puddle, lest she cries a flood that will make the sea rise as it has every generation.
CITY OF RAIN
GENRE: Dystopian Fantasy
STATUS: 2nd Draft
CONCEPT: Attention citizens, this is an official public service announcement issued by the Seven.
Children are our future, and as such, the city government recognizes the need to protect and utilize our most precious resource. Henceforth, all persons known as children, their affiliations, and privileges shall be redistributed for the good of the social order. All citizens, child or otherwise, shall be subject to the following laws effective immediately--
SALT OF THE EARTH
GENRE: Literary / Magical Realism
CONCEPT: Told from the perspective of various crew members, the story follows the privatized, maiden voyage of a reconstructed whaler.