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Rick Pryll

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Rick Pryll is an award-winning author and poet living in Charlotte since 2002. His book, The Chimera of Prague (Foolishness Press, 2017) was selected as the winner of the 2018 New York Festival of Books in the Romance category.
Rick is an active member of CharlotteLit and the Charlotte Writer’s Club. Most recently, Rick served on the faculty of AuthorLab, mentoring a first time author.
First published to the web in 1994, his hyperfiction short story “LIES” has garnered praise from the Wall Street Journal, SHIFT magazine, and several other publications in print and online. It is cited in more than seven books and has been translated into Spanish and Chinese.
From 1996 to 2002 Rick lived in Prague. While there he published two books including Di
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In celebration of the planned release of Part II, La Chimere of Prague, we are offering, for *FREE* for the next couple of days, the eBook version of Part I, The Chimera of Prague.

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“Close your eyes. Watch me. Watch my voice. I am a bird. A white bird. Burning. Right in front of you. See my eyes?”
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“Such a beautiful place at night. This is Prague.”
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“I don't need a crystal ball to see into the future, although they are quite beautiful.”
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“Such a beautiful place at night. This is Prague.”
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“I don't need a crystal ball to see into the future, although they are quite beautiful.”
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“Let's not fall in love. Let's follow the delicate threads in ourselves to find out where they lead.”
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“I want to relearn the intervals, to
journey with a man among the thirds and fifths,
augumented, diminshed, with a light touch,
sforzando, rallentando, agitato, the usual
adores and dotes - and of course what I reaaly
want is some low notes.”
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“There Was an Old Woman Called Nothing-at-All,
Who Lived in a Dwelling Exceedingly Small;
A Man Stretched His Mouth to the Utmost Extent,
And Down at One Gulp House and Old Woman Went.”
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