Thursday, 17 January 2008

Work In Progress

What follows is an excerpt from my forthcoming bildungsroman novel about a boy becoming a man becoming a boy again before deciding the wages were better as a man and becoming a man again,

I was sitting in the study working on my calculus papers,
when my father burst into the room, a letter in his hand.
'Son!' he cried, 'This is a letter from the King; it says
you are to go and fight in the Great War!'
'Oh my God!' I replied, 'Father; you're on fire!' He
surveyed me with a look of both sadness and pity, but I was right. He was on
Watch this space for further tantalising glimpses into the creative process of the writer top literary agents have deemed, 'unpublishable and of questionable morals.'

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