|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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