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Praise for “Freezing Rain, a Chance of Falling.”

“… an intriguing take on what can happen when social prestige becomes the measure of influence. ” –Tangent Online

” …very ambitious, taking on the social credit idea as well as questions about the nature and moral­ity of Tala’s art, and the dangers and potential benefits of various chemical enhancements, including longevity and enhanced creativity.” –Rich Horton, Locus


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Toronto author and editor L.X. Beckett writes fiction by day and creeps out at night to beat up wayward manuscripts.  Their superpowers are amplified by fine prose, strong espresso, and world-saving technologies. Lex loves to be followed on Twitter at @LXBeckett. They’re probably reading this over your shoulder right now.

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Toronto author and editor L.X. Beckett frittered their youth working as an actor and theater technician in Southern Alberta before deciding to make a shift into writing science fiction. Their first novella, “Freezing Rain, a Chance of Falling,” appeared in the July/August issue of the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction in 2018, and takes place in the same universe as their upcoming 2019 novel Gamechanger. Lex identifies as feminist, lesbian, genderqueer, married, and Slytherin. An insatiable consumer of mystery and crime fiction, as well as true crime narratives, they can be found on Twitter at @LXBeckett or at the Lexicon,