I wanted to create a story that explored the power of femininity and masculinity within the Werewolf genre, where abusive relationships are not romanticised. There are explicit sexual scenes, strong language and mature themes, but I have framed these in respectful and consensual relationships. In effect, this story deliberately dabbles with some common cliches and plot lines from the Werewolf genre but adds a twist which I hope you find more satisfying and less predictable than typical Werewolf tales.
I am passionate about ensuring that my writing has zero tolerance for toxic masculinity, where an abusive male changes for the 'right' woman over time. This narrative is particularly prominent within the Werewolf genre. I believe it sends the wrong message to younger and more impressionable readers and in no way represents the reality of abused women in our world. This is a novel where male and female characters are represented in healthy ways. That said of course, stories need an antagonist... There will be set backs, adventure, action, violence and gore, because it's got to have a bit of spice, right?! This is a werewolf novel after all...
All chapters are between 1000 - 2000 words and each chapter is divided between the perspectives of my two main characters. Each perspective is highlighted by their name at the commencement of each chapter. I have written this how I wanted to and hope you get as much enjoyment out of reading as I have had in writing it.
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Thanks so much, and... Enjoy xo