Tagged: family

Allow yourself to discover the world in a new way…

Ray’s message for you today: There’s always room for more laughter, joy, and love… Wait, about love! Valentine is on the way, and I prepared a present for you all, a story about Venus de Milo (read this evening).  The quote of the day: “Be careful about reading health books. Some fine day you’ll die of a misprint.” Markus Herz I have only 3 posts left in February. And I’m already planning the teaser for Mars...

Nari – ‘two-coloured ghost’

Excerpt (first draft) from my upcoming book for children (6-9 yo) “The Adventures of ghost Nari”. x x x “Do I look like ballerina?” Nari asked her mom. Blue pancakes smeared with yellow jam magically arrived on her plate. Her mom was a real witch when she cooked for her little girl.  Nari was a ghost. A rare ghost with two colors: pink and teal. She lived with her mother under the Boo Bridge, in the...

Writing Challenge “One”

Before we begin, check the post about my book, written by A. Shepherdson (Blog from UK) – So Absurd… Rules: answer 11 questions below.  1. One person who inspired you. Helen Keller. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.”  2. One moment that changed the course of your life. The day I bought...

Book Review “The Donkey King and Other Stories”, Christopher Lindsay

“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” Neil Gaiman I love fairytales. And I still read them and probably, just like Audrey Hepburn, I like them best of all. Not because they are so fascinating and wizardly wonderful, but because they are teaching us: that good and evil is not ‘abstract concepts’ no magic can save you if you...

“The Pearl Territory”, chapter 5

Reminder: A group of six (Pain, Bou, Mimo, Alma, Ichi and Goe) has been send to Pearl, the ninth planet. Humans (both advanced and primitive) hope to find a new planet suitable for living and breathing outside. #privatejournal – Alma My name comes from the Latin word almus, which means “kind.” It may also be from the Greek word αλμη, which means “salt water.” Or, maybe Portuguese – “The Spirit Soul”. I’d like to think about myself...

The day will happen… whether you get up or not

“If you have ever come up against Nothing you have no idea how it can scare you out of your wits. When I was a child I used to be afraid of Something in the dark. I know now that the most fearful thing about the dark is that we may find Nothing in it.” Howard Spring Ray’s day in pictures: Sharing the table of contents from my upcoming book “So Absurd It Must Be True”:...

Book Review “The Silent Dead”, Graham Smith

Pitch: Detective Beth Young has just joined the Cumbrian major crimes team when a body is found posed in a ritualistic manner – arms spread and graceful wings attached – at a crumbling castle in the hills of the Lake District. The entire police force is on red alert. But Beth begins to feel she’s the only one who can follow the disturbing clues left by the twisted killer. The killer is looking for another victim...