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About the website
I write novels, short stories, poems, articles, essays and non-fiction.
I do not follow, or subscribe to, the mainstream narrative. Since 2020 I have found out so much and I can no longer view the world the same way. Needless to say my writing, quite compromised, has turned to dystopia and science fiction. I am not posting on social media, only here, and the narrative may or may not be to your liking. To hint at what I am saying here, it's an anagram of words: hoax - coronavirus - climate change. If you can deal with that then we may be starting on the same page. Beware of Cyber Polygon, we may have limited time or ability to connect. However, most of the content was written in the old normal. I was never a climate sceptic until 2020 when they started to push the sustainable thing along with the lockdowns. I was an activist once, how silly I feel now: I thought I was Greta
This website is because I don't see much future in publishing. Please see this: here
See my work for free in the reading section. This is not an author selling stuff website. I feel like publishing has had it. The market is flooded. However, I like to write so this is a me to you arrangement if you happen to like the writing on this website for free.
I have a terrible habit of deleting my websites and social media. However, I am resolving to not delete this version created in May 2021. Some of this content was on my personal website from 1998 onwards, on Blogger and on old versions of JustinTuijl.com. Some content has also been in books and on other websites. This website has become an amalgamation of my websites focusing on the writing parts taken from previous personal websites.
You may not find out much about Justin Tuijl the person on here. That might be reserved for a free members only section. We are being watched. Friends and family know who I am, where I come from, where I am now and with whom, the internet doesn't need to know! And they do try to know. Who? The technocrats. I digress. Moving on...
The "asides" section is for more controversial subjects, a blog.
I'm also a webdesigner. This website is designed to be basic with no silly bells and whistles. It uses WordPress but is a hand coded hybrid, and I do not use your data. I'd recommend you have security plugins and use Firefox or Brave Browser. I might re-code this website in HTML as I don't trust WordPress and the MySQL database it uses.
More interesting items writterly like:
My favorite author is George Orwell. Other top authors: Douglas Adams, Lawrence Durrell, Charles Bukowski, Alistair MacLean, Captain W. E. Johns, Gerald Durrell.
My favorite silly film is Where Eagles Dare. Top serious film: Nostalgia by Andrei Tarkovsky. Other films: Girl on a Motorcycle, Betty Blue (directors cut), Sheltering Sky.
Favorite book: Coming up for Air. Followed by: The Alexandria Quartet, Last Chance to See, Long Dark Teatime of the Soul, Biggles in a Baltic.
All time favorite TV series: Blakes 7
As of May 2021 I have written:
1. No title – Science Fiction (unfinished)
2. No title – Real Life (unfinished)
3. No title – Science Fiction
4. No title – Real Life (much like Coming up for Air)
5. Burning Wolfhound
6. Codename Wolfhound
1. Caffeinated in Woolwich – 4 pieces showcase
2. What did you put in my coffee? – Short Stories
3. Shatter. Justin Tuijl the poems 2011-2020
Well over 200 poems.
Loads of articles.
Loads of non fiction.
My poems are mostly confessional, though towards 2020 they became quite avant-garde too. See the post about "shatter"
More writerly and related things of interest:
I’m currently writing a science-fiction dystopian post-apocalypse novel.
I have a BA in Professional and Creative Writing.
I used to live in India, Indonesia and Ecuador.
I used to volunteer in conservation in the rainforest.
There is more to read regarding my writing here: Here
Support my work
If you like my writing please consider supporting me. My real jobs include, restoring an old church, caring for my wife and webdesign. This leaves little time for writing. Support for this would help free some time, it would also be a moral booster that some people like my work.
Please buy a book at Amazon (here’s a thing, Amazon take most of the money, I get about 17p a book) I am willing to order copies via the author copies function and pass the saving onto you. Please contact me.
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Currently membership is the ability to have your own account when commenting on posts. It will develop later on into more than that. At the moment it isn't seamless, bare with me.
There is a secret group for members too.
DonatePlease join/login first then go to the donate pages. I'm still working out how the system works!
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