Dean has once again demonstrated his mastery of the art of storytelling in this much-anticipated collection of short stories.
From a satirical tale of a group of teenagers who crave nothing but perfection to a horrific account of a young man who claims to eat people, Surface Children introduces its readers to a generation consumed by vanity, self-indulgence, violence, and a twisted understanding of love and heartbreak.
Addictive, funny, brave, and sometimes heartbreaking, Surface Children is said to be Dean Blake’s most significant work to date.
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It tells things with a unique tone of voice that can be humorous yet serious at the same time. It’s short and snappy, yet sweeping and powerful.
What Advice Would You Give Aspiring Writers?
Keep grinding and keep looking at your work objectively.
Dean Blake grew up in Brisbane, Australia, and is most recognized for his controversial blog, Generation End. His latest book of short stories, Surface Children, is said to be his most significant work to date.
He also has a number of free fiction stories, love stories, and semi-autobiographical stories on his blog, Generation End.What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
My life, and the lives of others. I have always felt that I was different from other people, and I’ve found that many people I encounter feel that they’re different from other people, too. I’ve come to a point in life where I now completely understand that people aren’t sheep – every person has something unique about them, and I love witnessing and writing about this uniqueness.