Author: Tudor George Ciubotaru

My Last Dream

I went to sleep last night and I started to dream. You know how it goes, places you’ve never been, people you never saw, conversations that are quickly forgotten. But […]

Stories by TGC (3) – Hero

Once there was a boy who was left on the stairs of an orphanage. He was 3 years old at that time, which was very strange since most children are […]

How I became a writer (8) – Writer’s block

Write’s block, writer’s block, every writer fearing the writer’s block… The only time I had this problem was at the start of Afaris: Shadows on Aora. Why didn’t I encounter […]

How I became a writer (7) – Another year, another book

At the very start of this year, I laid my pen down once more and smiled with satisfaction and pride after writing the last chapter of the second book of […]

Stories by TGC (2) – The old & the shepherd

A few decades ago, back in communist Romania, there was an old lady living in a small hut in the forest. She had no family, no friends and she lived […]

Stories by TGC (1) – Elias

A short story based on real history: A long time ago lived a big and powerful wolf. He was the leader of a great pack that lived in the mountains. […]

How I became a writer (6) – We have a go

From the moment an author starts writing, he starts dreaming of certain milestones: writing the last chapter, first fan etc. Last week I managed to reach a milestone that I […]

Characters & History of Afaris 5: The fruit

This huge fruit can only be found in the Nest, the sacred sanctuary of the Nymphs. It is quite large in size, bigger than an Aorian and it is told […]

Characters & History of Afaris 4: The hidden forest

It is hard to talk about this place without giving any spoilers, that’s why I will keep its location secret. This is the Secret Forest, a portal between Aora and […]

Characters & History of Afaris 3: Afaris

Afaris is the last son of Saraf and Calis and the main character in the story. Even though at first sight there is nothing special about him, throughout the story […]