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Heart Of Wood novel

I am looking for any writers locally who have experience as / with refugees. I want to build the voice of the main characters in my novel for the film script. Best wishes. Brett text 07775857677

Heart Of Wood:
In a world where ancient wood is rare and treasured like gold and fresh air is marketed. We see the action unfold through the eyes of a young refugee ; as a long dormant, female force grows ever stronger.. MOTO
Jamal is a refugee in an industrial society in which ancient wood is valued like gold and fresh air is sold by the overarching company as the ultimate x … There is a growing underground movement of guerrilla
gardeners.
Jamal is trapped in work with MOTO’s chaotic gang, working for the company but secretly desires nature and calm.
He witnesses an alien crash-site in the woods. Astra escapes from the wreckage and attracts allies from the nearby city. She exudes a gentle life giving energy that threatens the oligarchy.
MOTO’s gang catch her, but the gang is changed by her infectious energy. MOTO is confused by feelings for Astra and his own reputation and Jamal feels his own growing hope and potential as he summons
help.
The company fights Astra’s influence and MOTO finds himself in the middle; as the underground movement grows and releases Astra in an action packed, life giving climax Alek from the Agaar people tells this story.
She has travelled North with her brother after fleeing from the war in South Sudan. They take refuge in the giant industrial city where they live in squalor until their squat is raided and they are forced to run again.
They hide illegally in one of the last forests, worked by Moto’s mad gang for the media powerful overlord….Ancient wood is valued like gold and fresh air is sold by the overarching company as the ultimate fix …
Astra crashes into the forest. She escapes from the wreckage and attracts allies from the nearby city including friends of Alek who are part of an underground movement.. Moto’s gang catch her, but the gang is changed by her infectious energy .
Astra exudes a strong female force that promotes life and threatens the Oligarchy. Even when she is imprisoned and finally faces a televised execution….

This is a beautiful and frightening story for the world… (for front cover)

  • Shield Press published / Amazon / Waterstones

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