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Monday, February 22, 2016

Made of stardust

"We are made of stardust …"

That is how a quote began on Goodreads some days ago and I found myself stopping there, mid-sentence and reading again the same words. We are made of stardust but the magic that gives us life is different.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy series

Yep. I read this crazy trilogy of five and I’m ready to share the excitement. But what can we really say about those books, huh? I don’t think that my words can describe the magnificent and yet so complicated and mind-blowing story that came out of Douglas Adams’s head so many years ago.

If you’d ask me to say one word that can describe this series is: Paranoia!

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Teaser Tuesday #13: Frankenstein

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by A Daily Rhythm.

Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) "teaser" sentences from somewhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (Make sure that what you share doesn't give too much away! You don't want to ruin the book for others!)
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

Thursday, February 4, 2016

On Writing: Show me some teeth

These last few months, I'm rewriting the second book of a story I started years ago and so far it’s been like child's play. I created a new Word File and since I knew where the plot is heading, I wrote chapter after chapter and created a new story. It was wonderful and easy and I felt so powerful and happy that I foolishly let myself believe that I would finish it up in a blink of an eye.

Yesterday though things got an unexpected turn.