by Manuela Timofte A smile or a flower can bring sunshine to your daily life. Smiling or giving a flower to someone, you give a ray of sunshine to them. A smile Every time I look at a smile, it seems I am discovering a new facet of humanity. The smile painted on a man’s… Leer más A smile, a flower & a ray of sunshine
By Michele Lee My eyes are burning, and my legs are numb,but it is worth it because my first draft is done!What began as two short stories combined into oneis now forty-five chapters (almost 85,000 words)written over the course of nineteen months. I wrote it, dreamt it, lived it, imagined it, read it, and edited… Leer más the Write Path
A Mother Like Alex by Bernard Clark Review by Manuela Timofte It is a book about a mother and her family. That would be the shortest way of describing the book. Yet, it is about more than that. The book is not about an ordinary family. It is about a single woman adopting kids with… Leer más A Mother Like Alex
by Daniela Topîrcean «You who have chosen to play.» with people’s destinies just for power to control lives and achieve your goal. «You who play.» with life and death, assuming fake identities under the guise of love, and honorability which you display nonchalantly. You who daily count the dead, the wounded and the frightened of… Leer más Fake Identities
What happens when you live more than half your life and realize that it wasn’t worth the effort, time, or money. You’ve been breathing, eating, drinking, cribbing, weeping, raging, fearing for nothing. Absolutely nothing. If you hadn’t done all the things you did, you would’ve still been in the same place, in the same condition,… Leer más Absolutely Nothing by Terveen Gill
By Sarah Reichert Good morning! For those of you who’ve been following me through the month of November, this marks the final installment of surviving NANOWRIMO (National Novel Writing Month). I’ve been flowing with a life-stages theme, and had intended to title this week “Retirement” but the thing with NANO is that only some of… Leer más NANOWRIMO Week Four: The Final Countdown
by Manuela Timofte «It is not right! Wrong! You are lying! You do not know what you are talking about. You are a fool!» We use many words to express our anger because the one in front of us does not believe our words. Maybe, we do it because his words do not agree with… Leer más Your Truth or Mine?
This is how the idea came up, with an email from Sara Reichert, who said: “I realized, after writing you, that National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a US based, event but they do promote globally. The premis is getting people to set a goal of 50,000 words (a first draft) in the month of… Leer más Is it possible to write 50,000 words in a month?
We started posting 4 questions to our writers, today Mike Steeden, but … it has led to «non-classic» answers … Blog Mike Link -j re crivello -editor. -J re crivello: What is the story of your greatest longing? -Mike Steeden: An interesting question, Sir. In many respects I long for the impossible…don’t we all? An… Leer más 4 questions to Mike Steeden
Nathalia Crane was born on 11 August 1913, in Brooklyn, New York. She was a poet and novelist who became famous as a child prodigy after the publication of her first book of poetry “The Janitor’s Boy and Other Poems” when she was only 10 years old. The collection was based on romance and influenced… Leer más A Child Prodigy: Nathalia Crane by Natalia Zambrotta
by Siddharth Chaudhary The beginning of the OCD journey is terrifying. Many people have suffered from the disorder for so long that their perception of reality has become blurred. It gets so hard to imagine life on the other side of recovery, and even harder to imagine how to reach there. I started my ERP a couple of… Leer más The Life Lessons That OCD Taught Me
By Aedus Rhyte “Lately I’m feeling a lot of paranoia. I find it hard to trust someone Just by talking to them. It’s like, I know I’m being crazy. People don’t just randomly Turn against someone. I have no reason to be part of a conspiracy. I’m just being crazy.” “No, hon, It’s not you… Leer más Kind Sentiment
by Chantal Brown Link blog Sometimes it’s all too quick The way life whirls in a blur A kaleidoscope spinning out of control Carried on a cheetah’s back In bursts of chaotic speed Only winding down For a gasp of calm Rattled by frenetic gales Shoving the world back into a frenzy; Earthquakes Riots Carnage… Leer más All That’s Left
by Robin Saikia blog link I read with interest Luisa Zambrotta’s interesting post on Lionel Johnson. Johnson was Bosie’s cousin and a contemporary of his at Winchester College. He introduced him to Oscar Wilde, with fatal and well-recorded consequences. When I was at Winchester in the Seventies, there was precious little evidence of Johnson or… Leer más Lord Alfred Douglas
The Miracle of Water by Masaru Emoto Review by Manuela Timofte This book is a message from the water given to us by Dr Masaru Emoto whose name does not accidentally mean «the source of the river”. Water has its memory and has an impact on our lives and our world. – Dr Masaru Emoto Title… Leer más The Miracle of Water
Tomorrow the World by Josephine Cox Review by Manuela Timofte Tomorrow the World: A compulsive and intense saga of love and secrets by Josephine Cox Title: Tomorrow the World Author: Josephine Cox Initially published : June 1998 Genre: Romance, Historical fiction I came across this book and I just started reading it, for I always… Leer más Tomorrow the World
Link to Sun’s blog When did this become your calling card?Your beacon, your in-joke, your perfumewhose notes of decay were so much strongerwhen we were seventeen, or younger,so young to be so willing, sugar in our handsfor the horses of the Underworld. When did you become this other fruit?Red and ripe amidst the leaves still falling,against the soft grass still… Leer más Autumn Raspberries by Sun Hesper Jansen
By Eleonora Zizzi –Blog link Greetings to all Masticadores readers! I am Storyteller’s Eye (aka Eleonora Zizzi) and today for the first time, guest of this immense and extraordinary reality, I present to you a small part of the magical world of Storyteller’s Eye Word (name of my blog) and I will do it through… Leer más CURIOSITIES OF STORYTELLER’S EYE WORD: PARANORMAL, THE STORY OF «THE ANGEL OF DEATH».
We all have some common misconceptions about other countries or cultures. Inevitably, in this day and age, all it takes is a newspaper article or a viral video to spread around all over social media to create a false image about something. This post wants to show you the 10 most common misconceptions about Romania.… Leer más 10 Misconceptions about Romania
Picture by Ovidio Aldegunde Dear reader, Time off to turn it on again. This is, in short, what’s all about. It has been a hectic while here in Gobblers putting the pieces together, and thus a break is really appreciated, even when this is far from normal given the COVID-19 circumstances. Little did we expect… Leer más August break by Gobblers’ editors