Tagged: inspiration

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“The Pearl Territory”, ch. 24 – #dialogue

#dialogue – short version Paris. 1957. The house (living room) of Sara de LaMonter – a famous French actress. Sara de LaMonter: Have you heard the news about Marcel Klee, your art dealer? Marc Chagall: (panicking) Nooo… Valentina and I were in Florence last week, sort of a modern art conference – very odd, almost in Picasso-style, but as you can imagine, my wife loved it. We were staying quite...

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Best horror books by Russian writers (19th century)

Everyone needs to experience Russian literature at some time… so why not now? 👻 #1 Nikolai Gogol and his awesome Viy – a horror novella, published in 1835. The title is also the name of the demonic creature, the main hero of the plot. Every summer, a large procession of students moving around the area as they travel home. However, the group in the novel is reduced to three students: the theologian...

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Taste life twice

Introducing two book covers for my upcoming poetry books (satire and humor). Why two? Because I’m planning to make a high speed realise… 🌪🔥  Soooo Ray! 😂 42 Degrees of Truth – book #1 (Unicorn) Release date – October 25 (celebrates Frankenstein Friday) Content Part 1 – The Wild Unknown: pick a direction Part 2 – The Roots of Morality Part 3 – Soul Shacking Inspiration Part 4 – Have...

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The Essentials of Writing a Murder Mystery Novel

Written by Peter Manley #guestpost Congratulations! 👻🤡 You’ve got this shiny new idea for what seems like a great murder mystery novel to come… now what? It’s time to write it, of course! Getting started can probably seem like such a daunting task, especially if you’re new to the whole murder mystery writing in the first place. But have no fear, 😜 it is absolutely possible for you to turn that brilliant...

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“The Pearl Territory”, ch. 23 – Bruck (18+)

Bruck – #personaljournal “You know they are going to come and get you, don’t you?” “Who?” “My brother and WoodWord.” “Shhhh. Yes. I know…” It was the last words she said to me. The Little Blessed One. Ah, her trembling breath reminded me of a tune of Vertigo, the haunting Suite of Bernard Herrmann. Do you love classical music? What is your favorite? Let’s imagine you stop at a hotel,...

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Survival Guide for ‘Fed Up’ Writers

from the book “A Survival Guide for Life”, Bear Grylls 5 rules only: Dreams require sacrifice Be the most enthusiastic person you know Don’t dwell on mistakes, bad sales or weather Light can only shine through broken vessels PADDLE YOUR OWN CANOE  Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. Winston Churchill  Articles to check (for inspiration/when you have time): Want to...

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What’s up, Ray?

“What’s up, Ray? Why so quiet?” asked no-one ever… because Ray is too damn active, over-social I’d say, but only when she is ONLINE. The latest news: my blurb for 42 Degrees of Truth (Amazon) is ready – read below my book cover will be posted next week Ray is going to the Festival of Literature (Sweden), in the middle of October Ray is going to the class ‘How to...