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The Mona Lisa

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First of all, I wanted to announce that I will be posting an article every Monday on the blog. I will try to slip another one on Fridays sometimes. Since launching Here Be Dragons, I’ve started writing on different blogs and platforms. One of them is Quora, where in two weeks I’ve become one of the most viewed writers in Fiction, with roughly 65.000 views. Recently, I’ve been asked to answer a question on Quora: What is the one place…

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Fiction and Fantasy Writing

Riddles and More!

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Lately I’ve been thinking about riddles for my novel. I came across some really cool ones and I wanted to share them with you! I’ll put up the answers in tomorrow’s post so I leave you with some food for thought. You can leave your answers in the comments below and check them tomorrow. Have fun with these! Riddle #1 If you have me, you want to share me. If you share me, you haven’t got me. What am I?…

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Is God Obsolete Or Do We Need Him?

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Morgan Freeman’s latest TV Series, “The Story of God,” has left me in awe! A fascinating experiment on the show gave me much food for thought. “Do you want to burn in hell?” This is the question that I’m trying to avoid! That’s why I’m stating that this post does not show my personal religious views. However, having come across an interesting hypothesis, I think it is our duty to further explore it. Please don’t start a religion-science debate; this is not…

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Jormund – Fiction in Verse

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This is a fragment from a novel that I’m currently working on. The fragment discusses one of the Celestials – Jormund – an ice serpent that has endured ephemerality. I must admit that I was inspired by Dante in conception, as such, the fragment has taken the slight form of a Canto. Jormund  Such creature dwelling, man had not oft seen, For in the search of Ice, Millennia had been. ‘Tis not in shade where it had dwelt within, But…

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Dracula in Game of Thrones

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This post discusses Dracula and has Game of Thrones Spoilers! I’m sure we’ve all heard of Dracula. Every time Average Joe asks me “where are you from?” And I respond “Romania.” After a few moments of confusion, clarity emerges “ah…Dracula.” Why yes, kind sir, my country’s whole historical and cultural background can be reduced to a fictional, and thus non-existent character from Bram Stoker’s novel. I’m fairly sure we’ve all heard of Game of Thrones as well, unless you’ve been…

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