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Call of the Void

Have you ever experienced the Call of the Void? You are standing at the edge of a cliff, taking in a spectacular view. You look down. Damn, that is some distance. Whoo. And then for a split second you wonder what would happen if you just took one step over the edge. What the actual… Continue reading Call of the Void

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Cover reveal: Rise of Gods: Book 3 of The Alignment

So the third book of The Alignment Series will be out soon called Rise of Gods. This is a trilogy so it is the last book... but there will be spin-off books in that world where the main character of this one pops in from time to time. Cover of Rise of Gods The Blurb… Continue reading Cover reveal: Rise of Gods: Book 3 of The Alignment

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Artwork: Charcoal pencil forms

So a lot of this new art book is exploring mediums in expressive forms. I apparently am gravitating to charcoal pencil. I like the heavy contrast. Not too much detail like a straight line ink drawing but heavier and darker shading. I have always like dark contrast images and black & white images. So maybe… Continue reading Artwork: Charcoal pencil forms

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Pretend-extroversion: when introverts fake it

I am currently reading Quiet by Susan Cain which is a fascinating book I recommend to any introvert. I am on the chapter called 'When should you act more extroverted?' And well, not one says you Should. But some of us Do sometimes. Why is that? It turns out when we are really into something… Continue reading Pretend-extroversion: when introverts fake it

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Year 42 the answer to life, the universe and everything

So I just had a birthday and I am now 43. As we know from Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy the answer to Life, the Universe and Everything is, in fact, 42. Therefore, we can assume the age of 42 is one of profound wisdom where we get a glimpse of Life, the Universe and… Continue reading Year 42 the answer to life, the universe and everything