Chapter 3 – Rising Tide

Part I A gust of chilly wind blew veils of sand on the narrow beach, announcing a storm. Kendel, Vlin, and Inerishia looked up. White clouds descended like a mist, billowing and swirling as their color changed to stains of ash and coal. “This is really bad,” Vlin gasped, wrapping a bracelet around his wrist. … Continue reading Chapter 3 – Rising Tide

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The Prequel – Chapter #2 – The Secret Trip

  GreatLady Gladiole leaned against an arch of fluffy red flowers, glancing at the small carriage which sat stationed on a wide stone path, a couple of meters to her left. She gave a nervous sigh and crossed arms on her chest, pushing back her long shiny hair. Taking her eyes away from the wooden … Continue reading The Prequel – Chapter #2 – The Secret Trip

Fighting Nightmares with Dreams – Excerpt from Kyle’s fantasy novel

As a child, I used to be fascinated by dreams and, like many people, I believed they were the gateway to discovering amazing things related to our world. That's why dreams have always been a great source of inspiration for writing my novels. Here, I'm going to post a chapter from "Kyle's Nightmare", a fantasy … Continue reading Fighting Nightmares with Dreams – Excerpt from Kyle’s fantasy novel

Watching, reading and playing horror. Is it good or is it bad? Advice from an expert.

Tempted to try some scary movie? Here's what to expect. A little note: I'm a fantasy writer but since a couple of my friends have identified some "scary" ideas in the plot of my upcoming book "Kyle's Nightmare", (an ancient spirit), I thought it would be great to debate some preconceptions and curiosities about the … Continue reading Watching, reading and playing horror. Is it good or is it bad? Advice from an expert.

Why kids should not be forced to read only “books of value”

And this applies to adults too. When I was a kid, one day the literature teacher asked us to mention what book we had recently read. When my turn came, I was glad to say I had read “The Lost World” by Arthur Conan Doyle. The teacher, however, had a bored reaction, “So what was … Continue reading Why kids should not be forced to read only “books of value”