Power Line Spaghetti

Along the way to the gas station MM notices a metal post carrying electrical lines bent forward. It appears to have been struck by a car as indicated by the shape of the bent metal at the point of impact. Metaphysical Man fixes his eyes on the live power lines, which slope down towards the ground. To avoid electrocution pedestrians now need to duck down when passing. “That post could fall at any minute. Someone had better do something.” Double M’s hero instincts began to flare up. While still connected at the base the only thing that appeared to be keeping the post from collapsing were the attached wires. Metaphysical Man glances in alarm at the spool of wires attached at the hub. “Power line spaghetti.” Though Metaphysical Man is anxious to act he does nothing. A garbage man lifts the lines using a wooden beam so his partner can pass under them with the truck. Chaz takes advantage of the opportunity and the Camry speeds by the fallen post. Metaphysical Man catches a close up glimpse of the power lines. The line has been patched together in many places making it impossible to tell the original date of installation. In many places the workers didn’t even bother covering the patch with electrical tape. Double M has never seen this much exposed wire before.

When Metaphysical Man, Atro City’s resident superhero and trendsetter is inadvertently sucked into an alternate world by a mysterious super villain he’s forced to overcome his only weakness; reality. Read more at http://smashwords.com/books/view/540303#amreading #amwriting

WILLIAM CHASTERSON’S INDIE BOOKSTORE

Are you currently selling books on Amazon or Smashwords? I’m working on a community platform idea upon which I can help you sell your books. If you’re interested please leave a comment on this post and I will send you details.

THE CHASTERSON AWARD

The purpose of the Chasterson Award is to recognize bloggers who come out of their shell and bare themselves completely with their posts. All of us have a protective facade which we shed in varying degrees in order to genuinely connect with others on the blogosphere. I don’t mean those who are explicitly obscene or write things only for shock value. (That’s a facade as well). This award is to be given to only those bloggers who you feel deserve it. It’s also to encourage bloggers to actually read posts because it is an content driven award. To facilitate this there are fewer blog selections to choose from. Please only choose blogs that accept awards or are willing to make an exception in order to accept it.

We also use these awards as a way to pay-it-forward to other bloggers that we have found to be putting in the time and effort to create great blogs.

For those who have come here by reading my nomination, please note the below rules carefully –

– Show the award on your blog

– Thank the person who nominated you

– Nominate 5 blogs 

– Share a link to an exceptional article where the nominee bared their soul

– Link your nominees’ blogs, and let them know

My 5 nominations with links to their articles:

1. HarsH ReaLiTy – http://aopinionatedman.com/2015/09/17/hoping-to-die/

2. Cristian Mihai – http://cristianmihai.net/2014/06/26/what-if-i-fall/

3. Climactic Rhyme – https://climacticrhyme.wordpress.com/2015/06/17/is-it-hope/

4. Dilekadramatika – https://betweenthecoffeebeanandtealeaf.wordpress.com/2015/08/11/five-phases-of-jobless-life-and-adopting-a-new-country-or-a-survival-guide-for-expats/

5. Bipolar For Life – http://bipolarforlife.me/2015/09/10/what-really-matters-at-the-end-of-life/

Please buy out the time to read each of these 5 posts. You’ll be glad you did!

Inspirational Quotes

The fact that you harbor ill will towards no one doesn’t necessarily mean you don’t have enemies who would take great pleasure in seeing you fail.

– William Chasterson 

When Metaphysical Man, Atro City’s resident superhero and trendsetter is inadvertently sucked into an alternate world by a mysterious super villain he’s forced to overcome his only weakness; reality. Read more at http://smashwords.com/books/view/540303#amreading #amwriting

The Drowning Man

Every time he goes under he loses control. He’s becomes a desperate animal gasping for life. He involuntarily surfaces to greedily snatch at whatever remnant of life is left him. Once his mind returns from the depths of the abyss it is flooded with bitterness and anger which frightens the onlookers. They stand at a safe distance pretending to themselves and others that they want the man to survive. Yet every time he goes back under a shared sense of relief passes over the crowd. “A man such as this cannot be allowed to walk amongst us. He’s seen too much. He has nothing left to lose. He threatens to tear down our entire world of lies in order to discover the truth.” Finally the man goes under for an extended length of time. The shared fear dissipates along with the crowd. The man ceases to exist and is immediately forgotten. And the world moves on… Fra. La. La.

When Metaphysical Man, Atro City’s resident superhero and trendsetter is inadvertently sucked into an alternate world by a mysterious super villain he’s forced to overcome his only weakness; reality. Read more at http://smashwords.com/books/view/540303#amreading #amwriting

THE LIEBSTER AWARD

I’ve been nominated by Dr.R for the LIEBSTER AWARD! I would like to thank Dr.R for this prestigious nomination. If you don’t know what the Liebster Award is, it’s basically a way for bloggers to recognise the efforts of other bloggers. It’s a way of networking with other bloggers and letting your audiences get to know you that bit more by answering questions set by the blogger who nominated you for the award.

The rules are as stated:

1) Thank the person who nominated you.

2) Display the award.

3) Nominate 10 more bloggers with 10 new questions.

4) Answer the questions that the nominator made.

5) Notify the nominees.

Dr.R’s QUESTIONS:

1) What made you get into blogging?

ANSWER: I started blogging to create a platform on which to sell my books.

2) What’s your favourite season?

ANSWER: The dry season.


3) If you could describe yourself in three words, which words would you pick?

ANSWER: 1. Powerful 

2. Weak 

3. None of the Above


4) What’s your favourite quote/saying?

ANSWER: Only a fool takes pride in things he has no control over. (ie. color of skin, country of birth, language spoken.) Unless you’re prepared to be a fool it is a waste of time trying to succeed in this world.

– William Chasterson 


5) Nike or Adidas?

ANSWER: Adidas

6) Where would be your dream place to live?

ANSWER: The Dark Side of the Moon


7) If you were a dictator, what laws would you make?

ANSWER:  No one will ever graduate from school. No certificates or diplomas will ever be issued.


8) Do you have any regrets in life?

ANSWER: No


9) Why did the chicken cross the road?

ANSWER: To get to the other side.


10) What’s more painful, childbirth or getting kicked in the balls?

ANSWER: Balls.


MY NOMINEES:

1. http://thepublicblogger.com/

2. http://cpsingleton42.wordpress.com/

3. http://amoafowaa.wordpress.com/

4. http://irenedesign2011.com/

5. http://josefinaandkarlwhitesideinmalabo.wordpress.com/

6. http://citystatewritings.wordpress.com/

7. http://saracroethle.wordpress.com/

8. http://ashleighchaffey.wordpress.com/

9. http://rdrevilo.wordpress.com/

10. http://hipsterstories.wordpress.com/

MY QUESTIONS:


1. Who are your 3 favorite authors?

2. Who are your 3 favorite musicians or bands? (preferably from different genres)

3. What is your definition of friendship?

4. How important is it for you to be accepted by the majority?

5. If your home was all at once being engulfed in flames and you had time to grab only 3 items what would they be?

6. Who’s your favorite superhero and why?

7. Who’s your favorite super villain and why?

8. If you could sell out all your ideals in one business deal what would be the asking price?

9. If you had to choose between death and insanity what would you choose?

10. What is your greatest fear?