Food for Writing – Modern Fantasy

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Writing modern fantasy requires a savoury preparation that has the same basis as high fantasy, but with its own twist and form. So, to make a modern fantasy dinner, you’ll need the same meat, but you’re going to prepare it in a different way. The end result might not be that unique, however, even for a brief moment, it’s going to be amazing for people’s senses. Continue reading “Food for Writing – Modern Fantasy”

Episode 1: Getting It Done

The In-Between: A Septet of Stories

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City Dark Fog

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There’s a city, out there, somewhere in all the fog, cold and pollution. But, all you can see is a path of light going nowhere. Continue reading “City Dark Fog”

Food for Writing – High Fantasy

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To prepare for writing of high fantasy, you need to have a full table meal. The lore of yore demands it so. And, it should be something that will make you reminisce of old days with each bite. Everything is in the service of that special, nostalgic kick, and of course, the ever-present magic of the world you’re about to build on your paper. This is why the dish consists of several parts, which includes meat, potatoes, and of course, cabbage salad. Sure, this particular recipe is not for vegetarians, but if you want to make a meatless version, just uses whichever substitute you like.

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Reasons Why

This is going to be a bit of a rant. It’s been on my mind for a while, and now I think I’ve finally found the words of it. However, I cannot say what follows has a perfect essay structure. To be honest, it’s just going to be me spilling my thoughts and emotions on a virtual piece of paper, published in an online space which sometimes feels like clouds, puffed into the sky to stay there as long as we find them interesting. Continue reading “Reasons Why”

Food for Writing – Literary Fiction

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For writing literary fiction, I like to have something simple, yet powerful that will make me energetic and full. So, what feels best in situations like those is yogurt baked pasta cake. It’s simple to make, yet very satisfying. You might wonder why I didn’t give literary fiction something more wholesome or sophisticated perhaps. That’s because I truly think that literary fiction should be familiar, but at the same time, a bit heavy to digest until you get used to it, just like life this genre is supposed to depict. It’s simple to make, but accomplishes a lot once it’s ready to be served. Continue reading “Food for Writing – Literary Fiction”

Inspiration

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Strangely enough, this old friend of mine, who kindly taught me how to type back in the day, brings out so much from me. Maybe it’s the vintage vibe, or nostalgia, or who knows what. But, as a writer, somehow, my thoughts don’t feel like they’re at home anywhere else, the ideas don’t breathe as easily, but in front of this chest of inspiration.

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Wrote Myself Too Far Back

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So, when I decided to become a writer, I didn’t realize I would have to start from the actual beginning. Back to basics, I guess.

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