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Davide Mana

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in Torino, Italy
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Robert E. Howard, Michael Moorcock, Leigh Brackett, Harlan Ellison

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A paleontologist and environmental scientist by trade, Davide currently lives in the wine country of the Asti province, in southern Piedmont.

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Davide Mana I write about it.
I keep going on the same page - I just change font or color, and I start writing about not being able to write, about being stuck.
It …more
I write about it.
I keep going on the same page - I just change font or color, and I start writing about not being able to write, about being stuck.
It usually passes in a few minutes.
Also, I jump from one project to another - when I'm stuck on story A, I can get to work on story B.(less)
Davide Mana You get to put ideas into other people minds.
Also, you are creating something that did not exist before.
And you're helping people have a good time, fo…more
You get to put ideas into other people minds.
Also, you are creating something that did not exist before.
And you're helping people have a good time, forget their problems for a while, or maybe you show them a way to tackle those problems.
It's sitting alone in a dark room, making up imaginary people and inventing stories, and influencing people's lives with those inventions.(less)
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Weird in Manila: Trese (2021)

I went into Trese, the new animated series from Nettflix, practically blind. OK, a paranormal detective story set in contemporary Manila and based on the folklore of the Philippines. But that was all.
I had seen the trailer, and I was intrigued.

I was a bit dubious because it is presented as an “anime”, but it is not a Japanese product, it was made in the Philippines. You don’t call it New Orleans J

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