Anti Story

I saw the most amazing thing. No, I will not tell you what it was.

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Notes:

1. Written on May 5th, 2022

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8 Little Known Facts About Well Known Science Fiction And Fantasy Authors

#1: Stephen King cannot spell the word “succinct”. Luckily he has an editor who can. (The editor was fired in 1989.)

#2: Though he never used it in any of his books, MR James’s favourite English word was “velveteen”, describing it in private as “sensuous, seductive.”

#3: Angela Carter modified her typewriter so that the i’s were dotted with lovehearts.

#4: Frank Herbert was addicted to mulberries to such an extent people often thought he was wearing lipstick.

#5: Vladimir Nabakov found England so bewildering he later described it as a “spacious and pretentious place with maudlin [figures] in various postures and states of enchantment amid a medley of pallid animals, dryads and trees.”

#6: HP Lovecraft was an absolute fool.

#7: Jules Verne was scared of brass bands (though he was quite fond of the sound of bells).

#8: Neil Gaiman once got lost in Soho. He was never seen again.

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Notes:

1. Written on the 24th August, 2022
2. Every fact is 100% true.

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Home Taping Is Killing Taping

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Notes:

1. Made on 13th October, 2022

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All I want

all i want
is to make things
that people like

and instead
i make things
like this

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Notes:

1. Written on October 31st, 2022

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A Poem For Halloween

Beneath the sea
the bones and ash
of civilisation’s debris

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Notes:

1. Written on October 31st, 2022

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