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I’m gearing up for NaNoWriMo next month and have almost definitely decided that I will most likely probably be working on my “Steampunk thing.” So, since I’m looking over what I have written of it (less than 2000 words) I thought I’d post bits from it to help me stay focused on it.
(Apologies for any language usage that’s anachronistic. I’ll deal with that once the first draft is done.)
This picks up from last week.
Tearing my gaze away from the future airship, I searched the room for the person I had come to see – or any person for that matter, for the room seemed empty aside from the construct.
A figure swung down from the scaffolding at the stern of the ship and I got my first look at what I hoped would be my future employer: small, slight build, wearing a tan boiler suit and a head scarf and carrying a soldering iron in one hand, the tip still glowing. I couldn’t get a proper look at his face as most of it was covered by goggles, but what I could see was smooth skin and a delicate chin and jaw.
Now, first let me say that I like the ladies, but I like the gents too, perhaps a fair bit more than I do the ladies. And I like the fine boned gents, like the way they feel in my arms and against my body, all delicate but strong too, and what I’d seen so far of V.R. Madison was making my body think things it shouldn’t think about an employer, potential or otherwise.