L.X. Beckett

Canadian SF author and alternative power geek. Queer married Slytherin, lawful good, keen to save the future. Author of Gamechanger from @torbooks.

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Toronto author and editor L.X. Beckett writes fiction by day and then creeps out at night to beat up wayward manuscripts. Their superpowers are amplified by fine prose, strong espresso, and world-saving technologies. (They are, tragically, severely diminished by ordinary pizza.) Lex has a website at lxbeckett.com and loves to be followed on Twitter at @LXBeckett. They're probably reading this over your shoulder right now.

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Featured May 31, 2019


Fiction Series: Complete 4 Chapters

Freezing Rain, a Chance of Falling

Updated May 25, 2019 · 24,735 words (90 minutes) · 3 likes · 2922 views

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Near-future journalist Drow sees his future crumble before his eyes when an ill-advised story crashes his social standing all around the internet and the world. He becomes desperate — so desperate, that he might just be willing to take part in an eccentric artstorm aficionado's dangerous piece of performance art.

Enjoy our first featured novella this weekend by L.X. Beckett, a Toronto-based writer and editor whose novel Gamechanger, set in the same universe, is now available for pre-order from Tor.