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Author Reading

Originally posted on Aniko Carmean:
Here’s a video of me reading the opening section of my surreal short story MIXED MEDIA. In it, the protagonist discovers that there’s something strange going on with the way he sees art.  Enjoy! ? I wish that YouTube didn’t always choose the most awkward expression as the still video clip! 🙂 About…

Revision: Wanna See How the Sausage Is Made?

Originally posted on Aniko Carmean:
Cover Design based on DIY Book Covers Fiction Template #17 I love the freedom of the first draft. The only thing I love more is revising the ever-living bleep out of the first draft. Today, I’d like to share the revision the first paragraph of my surreal short story, MIXED…

We Always Want to See What Is Hidden

Originally posted on Aniko Carmean:
Le Fils de L’Homme by Rene Magritte, via Art.com Magritte’s Le Fils de Le Homme (The Son of Man) inspires a sense of dread. The blank water behind him, the obscured face, and the surreal placement of an apple all conspire to make you want to do one thing: see…

Wisdom Tooth in the Belly of a Worm

Originally posted on Aniko Carmean:
The difficulty with having a mystical experience is that no one is going to believe you. You probably won’t believe you. Insanity seems like a better answer than discovering you’ve got some special access to the truth underpinning reality. I put Mario Santa Maria, the protagonist of my surreal short…

Groovy Escher!

Originally posted on Aniko Carmean:
Welcome to the second installment of the launch jubilee for my surreal short story, MIXED MEDIA! You can read MIXED MEDIA for free (PDF), or purchase it on Amazon (5.0 out of 5 stars). If you enjoy the story, please consider leaving a review on Amazon or Goodreads. And now… the jubilee continues! I was in…

Brighter than a Technicolor Dream

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Welcome to the launch jubilee for my surreal short story, MIXED MEDIA! This is the first in a series of posts to celebrate publication, and no celebration is complete without a door prize! Click the Rafflecoptor button to enter for a chance to win a $25 (USD) gift certificate redeemable at…

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