Chapter One: The Nameless

This was the first chapter of my dissertation for the MA in Creative Writing at Birkbeck University. The dissertation follows two narrative strands, one under the sea, its first chapter shared today and the second chapter, set in Venice, coming next week. The entire story would become an epic mermaid fantasy young adult novel with the current working title: A Melody of Mermaids and Corals: The Secret of Venice. To describe it in one sentence: The Lord of the Rings meets the Little Mermaid. This entire project has been a world- building process over ten years now. Some of my … Chapter One: The Nameless weiterlesen