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August 3, 2016
Posted at 3:27 pm
Updated: August 3, 2016 - 3:38 pm

Life Diverted

This is my first bit of writing to have made it into the public domain, after countless aborted attempts. I'd be very grateful if you would modify your expectations accordingly!

A few quick notes:

- I will be posting chapters each Wednesday and Saturday.

- There will most definitely be sex in the story, but at the outset, the protagonist is only ten so has some growing up to do first.

- The first few chapters are necessarily quite bleak because of the context. If you stick with it, happier times will come.

- I will add other codes as the story develops. There is a long way to go yet so can't guarantee what will or won't come up.

- Everyone loves a do-over, and I'm a big fan of the stories on this site about Carl Buckman, Paul Taylor, William Britton and many others. If you're expecting a story of equal calibre to those giants, I'd invite you to read again my opening paragraph above. There will inevitably be a few parallels with other stories because of the time periods and do-over concept. My protagonist being British (like me) will hopefully give a distinctive slant on the times.

- British spelling and grammar throughout. Let me know if anything needs translating.

I hope you enjoy the story.