NaNoWriMo starts tomorrow and I have character studies on my protagonist and antagonist for the first half of the book. I have an outline.
There are pictures that guide some of my choices.
There’s even a map!
For those of you participating, you may buddy up at NaNoWriMo and look me up as KaliAmanda.
I’ll have updates of my progress in this space as well as the Amapola Press Google+ page.
Love and the Android
Genre: Women's Fiction
Maya Narayan has lived neglected by her parents and under the shadow of her sister Rani since the moment she was born.
Step-by-step she asserts her unique identity, and comes into her own by leaving Earth and taking over the International Space Station (now a private concern as NASA has moved on to interstellar and intergalactic pursuits).
On Earth, she finds a voice, and a new confidence as she prepares to leave the planet by committing her adult life to her work. In space, she finds love -- manifested and experienced entirely through electronic means and, finally, through the aid of artificial intelligence.
Love and the Android is a study in loneliness, empowerment, and sexuality, a compendium on the civil rights of artificial intelligence, the ethics and consequences of using artificial intelligence as surrogates, and life in space...