A true poet by Jorge Aldegunde

Gobblers / Masticadores // Editores: Manuela Timofte / j re crivello

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Much did he fear being despised for love, and that had him verily suffer. However, during that time he conceived invaluable and heart-breaking verses. Muses stood by him all along, and he became a legend in poetry.

But times inevitably change and, at last, he made up his mind to meet her. And then everything went too quickly: courtship, engagement and a multitudinous wedding ensued, where he struggled to write his vows. Ever since, they have been happily married.

His literary genre and style took a sharp turn though following his new marital status: at present, his prose is highly praised for its effectiveness and conciseness in the obituaries’ notes.

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A good writer by Jorge Aldegunde

Gobblers / Masticadores // Editores: Manuela Timofte / j re crivello

I am doing my utmost for my latest novel to become a hit from day zero: many a time have I read and edited pages here and there –refining the plot or slightly sharpening conversations–.

But there is one character that really stands out of the crowd: a foul, ruthless serial killer whose skills as an assassin would only match those required to get away with it without a scratch. It really made me proud that I could come up with so real a villain. It wasn’t without effort, if the truth be told.

A few minutes ago, the doorbell broke my concentration. The cops, once again. They came asking about the old lady from next door. What a sad story, though. All alone and neglected. It was but a matter of time that accidents should happen.

Nevertheless, I’ve spotted something different in the officer’s look. She seemed quite keen.

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