Author Archives: Chris Sarantopoulos

Published in an upcoming anthology

I’m between migrating from one computer to another. I could write a small horror story of how a certain operating system manufacturer found a way to piss off every user who wants to choose what operating system (OS) they install … Continue reading

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Writing prompt 54

The old man picked up the note from the table. “How does it feel to be a Methuselah, kid? Happy enough you ruined the last timeline? The Big Guy is pissed off. Actually, he’s fuming. He wants to talk to … Continue reading

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Crutch words – ANGRY (part 1)

For a writer, drafting a story is all about putting all the thoughts down on paper (or virtual paper) as fast as possible. Often, if not always, this comes at a price. Drafts are messy. They often make us cringe … Continue reading

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Next steps, and plans

I hate making new years’ resolutions. In my mind, it’s ridiculous to think one can plan for something so far ahead, because life throws curved balls at us and changes everything. What we plan at the beginning of the year, … Continue reading

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Writing prompt 53

I figured I had a go with a funny prompt this Sunday. Not my usual style, but why not? I think it’s suitable for fantasy and humour writers alike. I hope it helps you create some nice stories. “Ouch! Ow! … Continue reading

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Crutch words – WENT (part 2)

You didn’t think I forgot part 2 for this crutch word, did you? In case you missed part 1 you can find it here. When we draft our stories, we want to get them out as fast as possible. Which … Continue reading

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I am a…

It took me a while to accept it, but now that I have, I feel so much better: I am an artistic and creative person. That’s probably¬†why I never liked most of the things I tried. None of them were … Continue reading

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