I tend to browse Reddit's writing subreddit quite a lot. Authors, both professional and unpublished, as well as agents and editors, hang out there and provide useful information regarding anything from general writing advice, insider advice, to detailed feedback on works-in-progress. A few days ago a website called "Oblique Cards" reached reached /r/writing's front page. … Continue reading Writer’s block? This can help!
Litreactor's "Teleport Us" event is now over. I don't know how many points I received or how far I made it one the top-list, but I'll tell you once I know! One of the participants, Liam Hogan, suggested two places to send eventual stories after the event. Since all the participants are still waiting for … Continue reading Two places to send Sci-Fi stories!
Ruptured Pilgrim through the ruins of a dream. Ashen rain falls. In reflections of past voices We are reborn. - F H Hakansson
Of old man's eyes and bitter lies Often human birds sang of life cocoons of bitter experience filled but butterflies sang of joy no - I cannot comprehend their melody fine rhapsodies of jail time they played but the mortal is beyond comprehension but the mortal is beyond liberation of father of Gods (set in three) give me … Continue reading Of old man’s eyes and bitter lies
We celebrate Christmas on the 24th in Sweden but since many of my readers are from America I chose to publish this post a day after. How was your Christmas celebration? Did you enjoy having a post published here every day? It's been a bit more than a year since I started this website to … Continue reading XXIV: Christmas
The Goblin King The fat King wobbled to his throne, beard sacking behind, belly flapping in motion to his hips. "BRING ME MEAD!" He spoke through a device amplifying thought. The servants scattered with sweat pouring down the brow. All rushed to the king with filled glasses in hand. He opened his mouth and all … Continue reading XXII: The Goblin King
The End Smile and pray No fire fell today But doom falls upon all some day. * Death already came Cloaked in the skin of man. Earth screams in silence and Venus weeps for its sister. * "Thief! Stop!" All turned but no one moved. The cold winter had frozen heart and conscience. * False delusion and greedy … Continue reading XXI: The End
A Reflection on Time I sent a letter to the past using words I cannot recall. * I received a picture fom the past A smiling man and wife along two children I flipped the paper and saw scribbles. Without you I could never last. - F H Hakansson
At Midnight A shark smiled at sea but no cucumber stank feet so I dove towards the Sun where three ravens played guitar. Oh - howled the stone before it sprung grass on the ocean floor. Who will play Chess with me? Wondered a lonely whore. - F H Hakansson
A Wizard's Curse "Reveal thyself, my Master, for I heed your final call." Old man with cane in hand moved from shadows to the land. He appeared to a courtyard boy who sought a kingdom to destroy. "Bleed death on shining armors, kill all those who aren't farmers, I need their toil for winters come, … Continue reading XVII: A Wizard’s Curse