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Ali Abbas

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Ali Abbas is the author of “Like Clockwork”, a steampunk mystery published by Transmundane Press.

His other published works include: “Image and Other Stories” a collection of seven short stories that examine themes of love, loss and the haunting nature of bad decisions; and “Hajj – My Pilgrimage” a light-hearted and secular look at the pilgrimage to Mecca that is at the heart of the Islamic faith.

His short stories “An Absolute Amount of Sadness” and “The Girl Who Gives Me Sunsets” have been published in anthologies from Mad Scientist Journal. “Désolé Habibti”, a paranormal romance, has been published in the “On Fire” anthology, and "Finding Galatea" in the Transcendent anthology, both from Transmundane Press.

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Hajj - My Pilgrimage

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Lockdown Loveseat Pallet Project

All aboard the pallet bandwagon Everyone is making things out of pallets these days. The videos and posts make it look so easy. Planks that prize apart at the slightest effort, beautifully planed and straight oak, blocks you could build your house with. Not wishing to let this bandwagon leave without me I jumped aboard. […]
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I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes
"I had to make myself wait several weeks after reading this to write a review so that I could sufficiently calm down. I could write numerous scathing pages filled with my favorite quotes but I'll try to keep this short and angry.

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I haven’t encountered such an unlikeable narrator as Scott Murphy in a long time. He’s ready with a racist trope or Islamophobic reduction to garnish every person he meets or country he visits.

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"Okay, I just can't do it. I cannot go any further.

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Sylvia Plath
“There is something demoralizing about watching two people get more and more crazy about each other, especially when you are the only extra person in the room. It's like watching Paris from an express caboose heading in the opposite direction--every second the city gets smaller and smaller, only you feel it's really you getting smaller and smaller and lonelier and lonelier, rushing away from all those lights and excitement at about a million miles an hour.”
Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

Hunter S. Thompson
“A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance.”
Hunter S. Thompson, The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967

Bob Marley
“You may not be her first, her last, or her only. She loved before she may love again. But if she loves you now, what else matters? She's not perfect—you aren't either, and the two of you may never be perfect together but if she can make you laugh, cause you to think twice, and admit to being human and making mistakes, hold onto her and give her the most you can. She may not be thinking about you every second of the day, but she will give you a part of her that she knows you can break—her heart. So don't hurt her, don't change her, don't analyze and don't expect more than she can give. Smile when she makes you happy, let her know when she makes you mad, and miss her when she's not there.”
Bob Marley

Lois McMaster Bujold
“How like a man, to change from mask to mask like a player, concealing all intention, yet leave his heart out on the table, carelessly, unregarded, for all to behold.”
Lois McMaster Bujold, Paladin of Souls

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