Works in Progress

“So, what are you working on, Allison?”

For those of you wondering what book-length projects I’m currently chipping away at, here’s a short and handy list.  You may find the titles reordered or removed entirely from time to time, as my attention and motivation spans are incorrigibly unruly.

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Genre:

Satire

Tagline:

The one where poorly written characters emerge from the pages of their poorly written stories to confront their poorly writers.

Status:
  • 1st draft complete
  • awaiting beta-readers’ feedback
  • initial revisions for draft 1.5 to commence in October-November 2017

 

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After the Fall

Genre:

Historical fiction, mystery

Tagline:

Some people run away to join the circus.  Molly and her father Jonathan have run from it, haunted by the mysterious circumstances of Molly’s mother’s death.

Status:
  • 1st draft 65% complete

 

Future Projects

Elementals

Genre:

Contemporary, sci-fi/fantasy

Tagline:

The Babysitters Club meets superhero comic books.  Four unrealistically mature thirteen year old girls become unlikely superheroes with elemental powers.

Status:
  • Initial outlining phase

 

Sheryl Locke Holmes

Genre:

Mystery

Tagline:

Gender-swapped, teenage Sherlock Holmes.  Draws inspiration from The Woman in Green and Young Sherlock Holmes films.  [Nominated, in its first iteration, as the “best gender-swapped Sherlock Holmes story” on Figment.com.]

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