Short fiction2020-10-22T14:56:21+01:00

Short fiction

Read some of my short stories & flash fiction.

Mexican Rum & Jazz Sessions

I had a notorious list of things I wanted to give up in my life, but she was never on there. Before her, I didn’t even like jazz. I almost feel inclined to say I hated it. I had always been a seeker, never stayed in one place for too long. I was a mover; she changed all that. She was the reason why I finally decided to settle down. Now I was nothing more than an empty shell, taking her love for granted and that was my […]

November 20th, 2020|

Burritos with Poetry and Tequila

Typewriter in hand, I went from bar to bar. Drinking whiskey and smoking cheap cigars. After I lost my job, I decided I wanted to become a poet, a travelin’ poet nonetheless. 

First things first, I sold most of my stuff and boarded the first plane towards the land of the free, America. I had a friend in Texas who would look after me for a while, until I knew what my next plans would be. I brought only a few sets of clothes, money and my […]

October 31st, 2020|

Swing Life Away

It wasn’t our usual Thanksgiving family vacation. My aunt had an old house somewhere in Louisiana. It was not far from New Orleans, but still far enough to prevent me from sneaking out to Bourbon Street. I was stuck here, stuck with a family that did nothing but fight. My father hadn’t spoken to his sister in years and now, out of the blue, she invited us to spend Thanksgiving at her plantation house in the bayou. I came prepared and had a backpack filled with books. If there […]

October 24th, 2020|

Stimulating guidelines for writing your own unique novel in no time

Imagine you have a story inside you, something you want to share with the world. You ask yourself “How do I even begin?”. Starting your own novel can be frightening, every writer knows this. There will be times where you feel yourself drowning in words. Here are a few guidelines that helped me, to strengthen your writing skills and to discover your own writing voice. 

Plot: Some writers tend to outline their plot, I am one of […]

September 29th, 2020|
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