The Life Of A Peanut — A Short Story

This is a story unlike what you have ever heard before. It is not the story of a strong knight who defeats a mighty dragon. It is not the story of a mysterious man who allies with some other odd fellows who went on to be famous authors. It’s not even the story of a boy who is living a regular, boring life. This is the story of a peanut. A peanut who we will call Charlie.… Read More The Life Of A Peanut — A Short Story

Featured Story: Meta

Consider for a moment a scenario in which I informed you that my house was on fire. More than likely, you’d brush it off, right? After all, let’s be honest. Stories narrated in the first person (such as this one) often have some form of hook or introduction designed to draw you in, get you interested in what’s about to happen. In this case, however, I would ask you to suspend your disbelief. Let yourself be sucked in, and allow yourself to blur the line between what is fact and what is fiction. Trust me. That’s how stories work. Isn’t it? … Read More Featured Story: Meta

The Telepathic Hermit Crab

There are innumerable different creatures in this world many of which have not yet been discovered. We have your average house pet such as a cat, a goldfish, or a parakeet. Then there are some unusual creatures like the blob fish, the platypus, and the giraffe. But even among such creatures there are things far more fantastic and peculiar indeed. It is in this category that you’ll find the telepathic hermit crab.… Read More The Telepathic Hermit Crab

5 Steps For Beginning A Magnificent Novel

Tobias Hrothgar is an excellent writer who has developed many stories (most of which have yet to be written about); however, you may not know that I am a writer myself. As such, I know how much fun creative writing can be, and I want to help you to join into the fun. If you’re already a writer then some of these techniques may be useful in improving your skill. If you see a decrease in your writing quality then please tell me not to write any more of these posts. I’m certainly no professional. Now, all that said, let’s get to it.… Read More 5 Steps For Beginning A Magnificent Novel