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Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend by Matthew Dicks

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When I bought this book I did for the usual reasons. I liked the cover, the title was evocative, the plot looked interesting, I read the first chapters and I told myself: “I’m going to like this book”. And so it’s been. Sometimes, in the first chapters writers cheat the readers, they give their best writing and then you get lost, but it’s NOT this the case. Well, usually, English and American writers don’t do this, they are really capable. Read the rest of this entry »

“Lexapros and Cons” by Aaron Karo

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I read this beautiful book. I was intrigued by the Italian Book Cover Edition, the title and synopsis. It thrilled me so much that I finished it in just 2 days.

I read the presentation on the Publisher website (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) and I thought: «Interesting». You can find also an excerpt of the book in PDF on their website. After I read it I realized that I would have liked it. I wanted to take it in e-book, but it costs just one dollar less than the hardcover book and in the Kobo Store it has the DRM, so I took it as hardback in Italian edition. It has a nice hardback cover, just like I love.

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Translation is art

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I’m quite ready to publish my first 5 short stories. The e-book is ready. I need some other revisions on my translation, but it’s been fun and hard at the same time. I better learned English.

I know English. I was stayed in Czech, in Germany, in Scotland, in Spain, in Ireland during some conferences. I spoke English all the time. I studied English, I read English. Last year I was in the wonderful London. I fell in love with that city. Just three days… too few, so I’d like to come back there.

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Writing a fiction story…

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What happen when you write? Depends on what you intend exactly.

When you write a story, a fiction, you put a sequence of characters, letters, one after another, but it’s more than this, of course.

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