As I’ve been too involved with meeting academic deadlines for the past week and a half, I have yet to sit down and write a proper review of what 2012 meant to me. 2013 started with the pop of the pistol and it’s time to sprint – so I run, mentally mostly. My brain has been offered as one of the tributes and now has to deal with The Hunger Games, mental edition, hence I’m writing this with my hair still wet.
I’m very happy to see that “The Tracks that Tower over Valleys”, my first ever sold short story, received a good review over at the British Fantasy Society site. Glen Mehn summarized it best here:
“Harry Markov’s “The Tracks that Tower over Valleys” takes us to a future Bulgaria which echoes Dickens’ age of uncertainty for the poor: The entire country has been turned into a theme park and the poor scratch out their living by trying to terrify tourists – until real terrorists step in.”
Read More “The Tracks that Tower over Valleys” reviewed at BFS
I have discovered that although it’s symbolic to start a new project at the beggining of a new year, it really has a good start, because January finds me heavily engaged with exams. This year is no different and right now I am battling a series of tough as nails exams, which promise utter and total annihilation.
Well, hello there.
I want to welcome you to my brand new home on the Internet. Since it’s good manners to extend the welcoming mat, I’ll do a brief introduction post. Those who do know me know me as Harry Markov, but that’s not really the whole story. My whole given name is Haralambi, something not many people knew about me, because I have preferred for the longest of times to go by the short and far less confusing moniker Harry. Read More Making a House Out of Words: First Post