Changes. Survive.

Changes. You think you control some parts of your life, but you absolutely don’t. What can you do? You need to say goodbye and remain on your own.

Just, go ahead. It’s unexpected —and scary. But the world will keep on spinning with or without you. Perhaps, the best you can do is to invest time in yourself, to put together your thoughts, plan how you are going to redirect your life.

Calm down. Breathe deeply.

You are strong enough to deal with anything life throws at you, and the calmer you are, the better you’ll go through the thorns.

You can do it, I know you can do it. I can do it. We can do it.

“Veni, vidi, vinci.” –J. Caesar.

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2018’s Horror Paperbacks

This year has been a very… intense one.

Due to my job, amazing (thank you so much) authors have sent me the paperbacks of their books.

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I love paperbacks, and I love these authors. I still haven’t finished them all though, but I will, I will 🙂

Please, check them out if you’re looking for a high quality read: Continue reading “2018’s Horror Paperbacks”

The day after Christmas – Reflections.

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For some reason, this time of the year stirs our emotions. Perhaps, due to the spiritually or for having our family closer. Also, one more year on our shoulders threatens with new challenges and difficulties.

In my opinion, this is why we try to set new resolutions and objectives, which I do as well. Actually, I do all year long. In my case, I set professional and personal ones. Since I never have a drop of personal time, those are the most important for me, and the most difficult to achieve, I must say. Continue reading “The day after Christmas – Reflections.”

“After all, life is a joke” – Thoughts: use your time wisely.

“After all, life is a joke” Charles Chaplin.

As months, years go by, I feel this truth welded deeper and deeper in what could be the remains of my soul.

In a precipitate fall, my mind only craves… silence. I’m not sure we have a fate sewed to our spine or if our nature forces our steps in the direction straight to the same cliff again and again. Is there something we can control? I assume, there is not except for your reactions.

You can’t help the way you feel or see things, at least I cannot. Taking this into consideration, you realise you can really not blame anyone for anything. Everything comes down to a lack of comprehension between individuals, who can’t see one another’s reasons, as a colour-blind can’t see certain colours.

We live our lives fleeing sadness and pain. Like they are not going to follow you everywhere. Tired of looking for myself, I just now surrender to the waves of, sometimes catastrophic, sometimes fortunate, events of life. Continue reading ““After all, life is a joke” – Thoughts: use your time wisely.”

Why Write?

If you need some words of encouragement.

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Well, what to say here? This is an article I wrote back in 1995 for no other reason than that it was the very first piece of writing I ever had published (3rd prize in a competition for which I was awarded the princely sum of £20). I’ve tidied it up a bit since then, but the text essentially remains the same 

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                             Why Write?                                                         

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Why Write? An interesting question you might agree, but one with a multitude of answers. The same question could well be asked of those who follow other creative pursuits. What compelled Van Gogh or Gaugin to paint, despite their sufferings…

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BOOK REVIEW – “Heavenward” by Olga Gibbs ~ Blog Tour

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Synopsis

With the power to end the world, would you protect humanity when it broke you or would you take revenge?

Meet Ariel: a quiet, unnoticeable girl with an incredible gift…

Ariel never had an easy or pleasant life, but the arrival of three gorgeous strangers meant her measured life is turned upside down, as she discovers that angels exist. Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW – “Heavenward” by Olga Gibbs ~ Blog Tour”

Poetry ~ “The Pact” by Tina McFarlane

This is a poem I love, by Tina McFarlane, you can find her on Twitter

 

I am the angel with tattered wings
The demon with a child’s smile

I own you
Bought for lies and wishes
Like charms on a chain
Around your neck

Which hangs like a noose

I whisper in your ear
Tell you that you are good
Lie to you and say
That you are special

You sit on your throne
Made of bones and blood
And on your head
A crown of angel feathers

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Saturday’s books.

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In the picture: Some amazing titles I always keep close.

BLACKWATER VAL by William Gorman – Bill Gorman
https://www.amazon.com/Blackwater-Val-William-Gorman-ebook/dp/B01ETZ73H4/

THE BONEYARD CHRONICLES by Cyprian Wyrmwood – Author
https://www.amazon.com/Boneyard-Chronicles-Cyprian-Wyrmwood-ebook/dp/B079TCJ5FP/
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BONES by Andrew Cull
https://www.amazon.com/Bones-Andrew-Cull-ebook/dp/B07DKG9TNT/
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THE PHILOSOPHER’S LAST RHAPSODY by Alan Perkins (crime)
https://www.amazon.com/Philosophers-Last-Rhapsody-Alan-Perkins-ebook/dp/B07FPNTQCQ/
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THE CIMMERIANS by Theresa Jacobs
https://www.amazon.com/Cimmerians-Theresa-Jacobs-ebook/dp/B07BRCXGZH/

BOOK REVIEW – “The Boneyard Chronicles” by Cyprian Wyrmwood – Sci-fi soaked in extreme horror scenes.

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BEWARE. **VERY** STRONG MATERIAL. Not for the easily offended.

“The Boneyard Chronicles” by Cyprian Wyrmwood is one the most impressive books I have read. In a good way, a very good way.

When I took the book, I didn’t expect what I found. The beginning is amazing, a flash introduction to what you’re going to be drowned by, followed by a horror tale you won’t be able to put down. The story grows in suspense and “nightmare” as Wyrmwood whispers the events in the bottom of your mind.
The author tricks you, makes you think you’re diving in one dimension but it’s all just… an illusion. This book… soaks you in a grey/spine-chilling/terrifying feeling you can’t escape from. Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW – “The Boneyard Chronicles” by Cyprian Wyrmwood – Sci-fi soaked in extreme horror scenes.”