Sounds a bit ominous, doesn’t it? A very important piece of advice that I found from Neil Gaiman is to know the message of your story. And it has helped tremendously! For a while I was doing short stories that were more or less descriptive pieces of writing. Good? Yes. Great? Maybe. Memorable? Definitely not. … More The Message
I was thinking quite a lot about this headline. Turned out pretty well. But now to the main reason for this post. This is an announcement, and I am something akin to a herald. Yes, I’ve decided it is time for a change in strategy. If you have been following for a while (which I … More Change in strategy
Laziness tugged at him as if it was an invisible ball and chain. It’s ethereal metal glinted after years of being diligently polished. And yet, despite its weight, he left for the event. He did it due to a deceptively simple choice: spend his days akin to a hermit locked within the confines of his … More Art, wine and laziness
And so another makes room for the new. This year was all-around good. It had its downs, yes. But mostly ups. Some improvements, but not too many resolutions fulfilled. Is it a better me compared with 2018? I would say so. Not by a whole lot. It’s not as if I made a complete u-turn … More Another year to the dust
Here I was trying to come up with a reasonable post. Maybe a short story, maybe a rant. But nothing. Absolutely bloody nothing. I was even considering doing a descriptive post. Describing the calm of the night and how the silence felt comforting. Something poetic, but not really… So I kept writing and deleting, writing … More When WordPress motivates you
For the 52nd part – click here. But he needed better inspiration. This was far too little for an artist. So he stood up and vanished without leaving a hint of smoke. She was still asleep last time he had checked. Fields of green and delightful song of birds. Sun shining brightly over healthy trees. … More Madness and Innocence – Part 53
God and man, playing chess. This is my first attempt here at such a condensed story. I was inspired by Hemmingway and by a blogger who had a 6-word story challenge. Can’t remember exactly who. Photo by FelixMittermeister from Pixabay.