Words of Oomph from ‘Inside Out’ by Maria V. Snyder
Written by Imran Siddiq – Flickimp
About Inside Out… Keep your head down. Don’t get noticed. Or else. I’m Trella. I’m a scrub. A nobody. One of thousands who work the lower levels, keeping Inside clean for the Uppers. I’ve got one friend, do my job and try to avoid the Pop Cops. So what if I occasionally use the pipes to sneak around the Upper levels? Not like it’s all that dangerous – the only neck at risk is my own. Until I accidentally start a rebellion and become the go-to girl to lead a revolution…
Maria V. Snyder is an extremely talented author, who had captured my imagination with her novel ‘Inside Out’. Based on a spaceship with separate areas for uppers and lowers, I hope to gain an understanding of how she managed to explain a diverse world (within a ship), that I hope to achieve with my second novel Disconnect. Yes – I am currently reading this one.
Below are some words I found in the first two chapters that really struck me with some oomph and made the sci-fi element feel all the more great.
Okay… let me be clear… some words, below, you will think ‘so what’, but… they worked for me…
- Dove headfirst
- Fiercest frown
- Deep, resonant voice
- Shoulders sagged