|Getting there with the name...|
In The Wrong Kind of Clouds, the two main characters are called Summer Morris and LB Stewart. Summer's name came easily and some of her character comes about as a back-lash against having been given the name. LB was one I went round the houses with. He uses his middle name (Benedict; shortened to Ben) but I knew that I didn't really want that to be his name. Yes, it suits him, but it wasn't quite right. In my notebook, I think I've written and crossed out about 6 names before I finally settled on LB. The above picture isn't actually taken from my notebook, but it's a pretty accurate impression of how many changes I went through!
What does the L stand for? I'm afraid you'll have to read the book to find out!
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