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I'm hard at work at the moment rewriting Ghostkin. I think this might be v3.0 Hopefully, this shouldn't be too difficult a rewrite, despite the fact that it's a pretty massive change - I am changing the protagonist from a cis-male to a transwoman. My main reason for doing this is because there are so few stories - especially genre stories - where the protagonist is trans. My intention is to keep the story itself broadly unchanged and only change the parts which actually refer to her gender (so that's name, pronouns, character descriptions and the like). I think of it as 'doing a Ripley' on the character. (Sigourney Weaver's character in Alien was originally written as male. When she was cast they didn't actually change the script at all.)
One of the things I don't want to do is to turn the story into something about the 'trans experience'. I want her to be a person who does all this stuff and has all this stuff happen to her and the fact that she is a transwoman is secondary. It's who she is, it doesn't change the narrative thrust of the story, nor should it. There will be a couple of places where I refer to it explicity as part of the story but for most of the time, it should sit there and just be who she is.
I'm really intrigued to see if it works.