Going Up – An Inspiration Haiku and My Introduction To Arthur C. Clarke

At work I came across a big fat short story collection by the late science-fiction legend Arthur C. Clarke. To my shame I must admit that I have not read anything by Clarke, ever! For someone calling himself a sci-fi buff, that simply won’t do. So I bought the book and got to reading. Just a few stories in, but I am really enjoying it and look forward to more of Clarke’s work. Just from what is basically a sneak peek I can definitely see why the man is considered such an influential figure in the field of science-fiction. The very short piece Reverie, its conclusion in particular, I found especially inspiring and I highly recommend it, mostly to fellow writers of science-fiction, but definitely not restricted to them. Overall I’ve found actually reading  again, and such a great writer at that, incredibly refreshing and inspiring and I feel it’s going to do my writing a whole lot of good. ^_^


Going Up
What if I would stand
On the shoulders of giants
What might awaken?

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Ever since a group of shoes held a birthday party a long, long time ago (though in a galaxy not that far away) a little boy’s appreciation for creation was born. And so, throughout the following years shoes partied, a dinosaur travelled through time, oddly shaped football players went on adventures, a young wanderer became a knight, a comedian rose to godhood, Jedi fought an evil empire, a war between cyborg warlords and human-insect hybrids engulfed the world… The boy had learned how with only words on paper (and from times to time a few pictures) he was able to bring people, places, even entire worlds to life. By now that little boy has reached almost the third decade of his life and his love for telling stories has not ceased. And finally, long after he had planned to, he has decided to share these stories with the world. Whether you are a new or already familiar face: welcome to this little archive of mine! This is a place where I will, finally, actually be sharing my writing with others. It will feature pretty much anything I feel like sharing, both old and new stories, fan-fiction and original content, and probably some non-fiction added in at times. So, if you like reading, writing, stories (or me ^_~), drop by, drop a comment (I can’t promise I’ll get back to you quickly, since I’m horrible at that, but I’ll do my best) and, drop it like it’s hot. … Sorry… ^_^; In any case, I hope you’ll enjoy yourself and I look forward to seeing you around!

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Who? Just your average descendant of two sea-faring peoples, recently graduated anthropology Master and aspiring author with a life-long passion for writing.

What? Uhm, human. I think... Also a bit crazy, but in a good way. I think...

Where? A land under the sea, far, far away. Occasionally with my head in the clouds.

Why? Trying to get both my work and my love for writing out there, sharing them with others and getting in touch with fellow writers, artists and other like-minded people.

Hi! ^_^

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