Guess what? Nanowrimo time. Once again, I don’t want to decide what to write this year, so I ask the internet to pick for me. Twist this year is that I’m probably going to be writing two books and the second one is probably going to be Looking Glass related.1
Anyway, most of you know the drill already. Bunch of options, poll at the bottom. As usual, you can choose up to three options and all voting is closed on October 25th.
The Sword Prince
Prince Siegfried, after an unfortunate encounter with a basilisk, was cursed to be a sword at the bottom of a lake. When he is removed from the lake by his descendants, he becomes a boy again just in time for the throne to be attacked. He finds himself caught in the middle and his curse slowly taking hold once more.
Mirabella knows she is a princess. She knows because she doesn’t want to be an innkeeper’s daughter. When a group of people come through the inn looking for the real princess of a conquered kingdom, Mirabella sneaks out to join them on their quest to fulfill the prophesy to retake the kingdom. The journey isn’t quite what she had hoped, full of danger and uncertainty, and she is not the only potential princess they’ve picked up in their travels.
Sky of Butterflies
Deciding to try their luck on their own, Mateo and Serafina venture out of their orphanage and into the wide world outside, only to be swept up in a revolution. The robots have caught their world up in a tyrannical rule while the rich remain safe behind gilded gates. The kids, however, soon learn that the resistance is not all that it seems to be… and neither are they.
When Helena was a child, she went missing for several years. When she came back, she had no recollection of what happened. Now in her twenties, she is getting the feeling she’s being watched. She’s starting to remember what happened back then and it’s becoming clear that she has unfinished business that’s coming back for her whether she likes it or not.2
City Without Heroes
In a world full of supervillains and superheroes, Indira’s parents have decided to take jobs in the crimeless city of Whitten. She couldn’t be happier about it. Super powers run in her family and Indira is psychic, though plays her powers down as much as possible to keep from being roped into becoming a hero herself. Her uncle distrust the place, but Indira quickly settles, not realizing the price that comes with keeping a city like Whitten free of both heroes and villains.