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Takatsu

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Takatsu, known as a passionate trailblazer of online literature and transmedia storytelling, is an award-winning writer of literary fiction, Wattpad star and featured author of 20,000 followers, poet, philosopher, musician, designer, and guest speaker from Toronto. In 2008, through coming-of-age story, Textnovel Reader’s Choice Award winning Secondhand Memories (Sakura Publishing 2015), he pioneered the Japanese “cell phone novel” phenomenon in the English-speaking world. In 2014, his critically acclaimed dystopian magical realist novel, Espresso Love ranked #1 for Sci-Fi, won a Watty’s Award and reached 1 million reads. Inspiritus Press published his visionary literary and art collection, Of Forests and Clocks and Dreams , in 20 ...more

Average rating: 4.28 · 172 ratings · 46 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
Secondhand Memories

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Espresso Love

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The blog has not been updated in a while, and for that I apologize. Aside from all the craziness in the world around us, it has been incredibly busy with full time work and all that has been going on for the publishing and community front. My attention has been mainly in community and team coordination. For example, we’ve been visioning and growing our team at Wattpad Literary Fiction Network,...

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“No matter what happens or what we go through, there is always a miracle waiting for us. The miracle is you.”
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“The hard part about writing a novel is finishing it.”
Ernest Hemingway

“No, that is the great fallacy: the wisdom of old men. They do not grow wise. They grow careful.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

“Live the full life of the mind, exhilarated by new ideas, intoxicated by the Romance of the unusual.”
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