Story Type and Themes

YA Fantasy.

LGBTQ+, Strong Female Lead, self discovery, redefining yourself.


Born without magic into a magical world, Freya has to use engineering and science to fake having magical abilities. However, the village elders forbid the use of technology. Freya finds an underground society of others like her, known as the Electric Tide, to learn from until disaster strikes and she’s forced to choose sides.


Throughout the story Freya meets with various mentors. Each mentor is based on a real woman in STEM, and teaches Freya something that they would have in real life.



    An outline has been developed that fully fleshes out the plot with major and sub plots

    18 April, 2023

  • 1st Draft

    An initial draft focused on getting the story written out

    11 June, 2023

  • 2nd Draft: Plot Work and Character Design

    A second draft focusing on fleshing out the plot and characters

    In Progress

  • 3rd Draft: Setting and World Building

    A third draft focusing on setting and world building

    To do

  • 4th Draft: Cleanup

    A fourth draft focused on page and line edits

    To do

Full time software dev, part time novelist

I earn a living as a software engineer, but spend every other waking moment writing the stories that I wish younger me had read.