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”