The misadventures of a fictional Hindi movie star, told in the form of a filmi magazine interview.
Hello, my favourite authors include Joe Lansdale, David Peace, Salman Rushdie, Zadie Smith, Michael Collins, Dickens and Dostoevsky. I've used Siritunga Jayasuriya as my avatar pic, a politician in Sri Lanka of bravery and integrity, who sadly doesn't have much clout. I've...
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Hello, my favourite authors include Joe Lansdale, David Peace, Salman Rushdie, Zadie Smith, Michael Collins, Dickens and Dostoevsky. I've used Siritunga Jayasuriya as my avatar pic, a politician in Sri Lanka of bravery and integrity, who sadly doesn't have much clout. I've been writing short stories for fun for a few years now. I would like to complete something longer and get it published, but it would need a big step up in quality. Maybe the Trigger street community can provide useful feedback and hopefully I can do the same for others.
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A review of Gods In Trainingby asankagurusinghe on 08/07/2012This was a pretty complicated story that had me a bit flummoxed in places. I understand it was told initially from the perspective of a genius scientist who developed technology to both prevent his own death, clone himself and seemingly plug his into a mainframe of creativity and thus become like a God. However, he is double-crossed by his friend who knows he can't kill him,... read
A review of Mr. Diarco - 2nd Draftby asankagurusinghe on 07/30/2012This was a story that kept me reading to the end. I thought the voice and dialogue were good. It tells the story in first person of a teenager working for a charming, frightening and intimidating gangster. He has morals in some ways but not others. To him, smoking and selling pot merits a major telling-off, while him committing various criminal acts doesn't. It is underlined... read
A review of Black Molassesby asankagurusinghe on 07/20/2012A very dark comedy. I thought it was very inventive and a gruelling thing to finish. It could be a short film by Brian Yuzna/ Sam Raimi/ Stuart Gordon or Cronenburg in the 80s. Was it an AIDS metaphor the way it mixed sex and body horror? I thought it was clever how it took a path from mundane perviness to the fantastically grotesque with horribly vivid descriptions. It made... read