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Hey all, it's been awhile, but I've completely written a manuscript as Literary Fiction and it's time to jump back into the query pit.
enior home director Alex Carmichael often thought his facility was behind the times. But he never thought it was literally a day behind the rest of the world.
It made sense; a rotten apple became crisp and fresh, a woman sprang back to life after half an hour of failed CPR, and the digital calendars show yesterday’s date. With these strange events in mind, Alex stumbles upon the truth and learns the phenomenon can even bring people back to life. But it comes with a catch—they can’t leave the building, and they only live for a single day.
Knowing the power of the home would be abused in the wrong hands, Alex goes to any lengths to keep it secret. As the sum of his lies weighs on his conscience, Alex begins to wonder if the strain is worth it, until he finally realizes how much of an impact one day can have on a person’s life. He understands this more than anyone.
Because today is his last day.
Completed at 82,000 words, ONE LAST DAY is Literary Fiction told through Alex’s eyes on his last day as he looks back at the people he helped with his unique power and the triumphs and regrets of his own life while he tries to come to terms with his mortality.
Kilomara is the founder of the Vancouver Righters Group and a finalist in the 2016 PNWA unpublished contest for the opening chapter of ONE LAST DAY. He and his wife currently run and manage a senior home with six residents.
Thank you for your time and consideration,