(My entry for the 121 Words and Will o’Wisps literary competition… Enjoy!) She could hear a note. Her ears were buzzing, her eyes were blurred by her own dripping blood, yet all she could hear was a melody; the call of the Uttermost Star had found her… or was it bidding her farewell? Perhaps there … More The Captain of the Cloudtreaders
Hey everyone ~ After venturing from novel writing into short story/ flash fiction waters as well, I check in to upload my latest one, kindly published by “121 Words” ~ Open The Door and like/share is of course most welcome!
‘Rain and tears are the same’, sing the Aphrodite’s Child in a popular tune of theirs ~ Well, during the past year I have been gearing up to wrap up the English translation of my novel, which is already published in my native language. Having studied English simultaneously with my native language since first grade … More “What’s in a name?” ~ 2 + 3 editing tips from and for a multi-tasking writer
I stood frozen, files scattered on the court’s yard. “Number nine!” The judge was calling out my case number. And I was stuck thinking, what were the odds the folder straps would snap the exact moment my nerves were also about to? 156 pages of corporate law pleadings and an overdue bill soaking in the … More Number Nine
Now don’t get me wrong. In my novels I’ve had stormy characters of the anti-hero clan come in their flawed, scarred armour and battle-worn wit and rescue me from the multi-headed Hydra of “The Writer’s Block”, so my point could never be against them. For better or for worse, both readers and writers tend to … More ~ To “hero” or to “anti-hero”… that is the question ~
The “Red String of Fate” ties soul mates together. Not unbreakably (at least that’s what I want to believe), but their respective pinkies together. Αnd that, rumour has it, is enough to lead Theseus to the Minotaur and Ariadne to Dionysus. …Aren’t there too many “soul mates” entangled here? I once came across the East … More The “Red String of Fate”