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Monday Madness

In English, Personal, Reading, Short story on 31/10/2010 at 20:00

Everybody knows that horrible feeling of waking up to an alarm clock, especially on Monday morning when a new work week starts. Somehow, Monday mornings seem to be worse/slower/more stressful/less successful than any other morning of the week. Either way, those terrible mornings have inspired me to write the following short story, Monday Madness (pdf).

To get you started, here’s one paragraph of the story:

Monday Madness

Errr! Errr! Errr!
The high pitched buzz from my alarm clock isn’t the best sound to wake up to, especially after two days of waking up in peace it’s always a bit rough to have that thing wake me up. Thank god for the snooze button. I turn around and pull my blanket over my head.
Click here to read more (pdf)

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

In (auto)biography, Book, Non-Fiction, Reading, Recommended, Review on 28/10/2010 at 23:44
William Kamkwamba - The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

William Kamkwamba - The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is without a doubt the most inspiring non-fiction story I’ve ever come across. It tells the remarkable story of a boy who, growing up in poverty in Malawi, had to drop out of school and decided to build a windmill to save his family from poverty.

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One World: A Global Anthology of Short Stories

In Book, Fiction, Reading, Recommended, Review, World Literature on 21/10/2010 at 22:50
One World: A global anthology of short stories

One World: A global anthology of short stories

One World: A Global Anthology of Short Stories is a collection of 23 short stories by 23 authors from 14 countries and 5 continents. The beauty of this diverse, colourful collection of stories, is that every author brings their own cultural background and inspirations to this literary melting pot.
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What to expect here?

In Blog, Reading, Writing on 17/10/2010 at 21:45

Even though this blog has been rather quiet since it’s birth over a month ago, I haven’t been doing nothing. On the contrary! Over the coming period I’ll start to fill this wonderful spot on the world wide web with content. But what can you expect to find here?

In my previous post I explained I will share some of my writing work with you, hopefully you can help me with some constructive feedback. But, as an aspiring writer it’s evident that I read a lot too. To give you an idea of who/what inspires me, I’ll also regularly give you some reading- and writing-tips.

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