Repost from Beautiful Losers Magazine. Enjoy the read! http://beautifullosersmag.com/changing-of-the-guard-by-paul-beckman/
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Isn’t that the best cover ever? Shout-out to biroski for this masterpiece. You can also (almost!) pre-order the book already on the major distribution outlets, and check out the book’s page here at Pronoun Publishing. Spread the word, reblog, retweet! 🙂 (oh, and if you want a FREE Advance Review Copy, jump HERE).
The good folks over at Chantwood Magazine just released their Issue #2, and in there you’ll find my new short story Yet Another Zombie Apocalypse. You can download your free issue here: CLICK HERE Enjoy the reading, and let me know if you liked the story! D.
Ale, I’m baffled, wordless. I am tempted to ask you to take a picture – I don’t want to sound paranoid, but are you sure she’s Erika? Maybe your mind is playing a strange game. Maybe she only looks like her, just that bit to make your neutrons roll. Enough with my skepticism, what you described seemed
Dario. It did happen. It was bound to happen. Like clouds that gather at the margins of the sky announcing rain. The ineluctable ticking of a clock, a leaf turning brown, the falling of snow. I met her again. I was out with some friends after work and I was having one too many glasses
I’m happy to have convinced the great Biroski to draw the covers of my upcoming titles. His style is minimalistic and playful and incredibly deep. I love it. Oh yeah.
Ale, that is what life does, isn’t it? It pushes back to the everyday things, to the cyclical unroll of day after day. And solace can be a movie, or a videogame, or a book. Isn’t that what we did? We grew up with myths of heroes that can fly and playing games, and dreaming
Dear Dario, You’re right. After reading your words I was indeed pushed back to my everyday life. Wake up, coffee, work, maybe go out for a movie, maybe read a book, maybe gym, and sleep. Repeat. The only solace in those days has been Inherent Vice, by Paul Thomas Anderson. The geniality of this Director
Ale, yes. You’re being paranoid. But that’s why I like you. I agree, she looked pretty. I remember when I was a kid and everything happened. She was the perfect girl to receive plenty of letters from crazy admirers in jail. I imagined a future world where she would receive flowers and words of love,