In Service of Mammon

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By: Alberto Pupo

It is not every day that you stumble onto a hidden conspiracy. A plot to take us all into another realm of existence. The ritual is strange… The players are somewhat stranger… A group of silver headed oil executives each one of them with only a few years left to spare. They stand in a circle holding hands, kissing the idol of Mammon. I watch this Continue reading “In Service of Mammon”

A Game of Thrones: A Book Review

 

 

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By Alberto Pupo

What is there left to say about George R.R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones?  This is the book that has completely upended the modern Fantasy Genre. In 1996 nobody expected it would ever attain the status it has today.  What started out as a freshly dark,  twist on the genre is a pop cultural phenomenon thanks to the power of television and HBO series that has expanded its audience exponentially. Continue reading “A Game of Thrones: A Book Review”

Amped: A Book Review

 

 

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By Alberto Pupo

Amped by Daniel H. Wilson, provides the reader with an  interesting look at the type of divisiveness that technology can cause. It also shows that fear, and hatred of that which we do not understand is apparent. The story gives us a glimpse at future that is very possible at it shows us how some people embrace technology while others have a Continue reading “Amped: A Book Review”

Fate of the Self Righteous

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By Alberto Pupo

She feels like a true hero… she continues to click through the dating application and is smiling with glee at her most recent discovery. A young man, with a wife and kids.. and here is searching for something on the side! She smiles, with a sadistic glee, another life Continue reading “Fate of the Self Righteous”

How Did I Get Here? Chapter 3: 1999

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By Alberto Pupo

 

            “No David, there is no way I am going through with this, I do have my pride.”

He stalks away from the younger man this is the tenth time he has proposed the same meeting with a man he finds to be completely reprehensible. Continue reading “How Did I Get Here? Chapter 3: 1999”

Dear Indie Author: Facebook Hates You!

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By Alberto Pupo

So you have finished writing your book. The time to get out there and promote is here. You are familiar with Facebook, a world of promising avenues for free promotion! Now anyone with modest means has a chance to get their work out into the world. You can promote on your page, a fan page, and a ton of dedicated Groups specifically made to reach and connect with millions of readers! So being an excited new author you begin to promote, you begin to spread the word and then… Continue reading “Dear Indie Author: Facebook Hates You!”

How Did I get Here? Chapter 2: A Safe Place

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By Alberto Pupo

He screams in horror; he awakes to find himself confined? Where is he?  He tries to move desperately, but he feels tied down to something? His vision is still terribly blurred, and he feels a strange drowsiness still overtaking him. He had found his freedom, and now where is he? Continue reading “How Did I get Here? Chapter 2: A Safe Place”