Another question for Chris Cornetto

Q: What’s a typical writing day like for you?

A: It used to be a matter of taking my wife and our laptops to a coffee shop for the evening, but the lockdown put an end to that practice. I still find that, in order to focus, I require a space away from the distractions of everyday life. Therefore, my wife and I still go on our evening writing dates — we just brew our coffee at home and take it outside to the tent on our porch.


Chris Cornetto’s story “Sanctuary
in Metaphorosis Friday, 19 March 2021.
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More about Chris Cornetto

Chris Cornetto is a physics teacher by day and writer by night. In addition to physics, he has degrees in chemistry, philosophy, and psychology. He likes exploring ethical questions through fantasy settings, and enjoys long walks with small dogs.


Chris Cornetto’s story “Sanctuary
in Metaphorosis Friday, 19 March 2021.
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It came from Chris Cornetto

Chris Cornetto’s story “Heart of Stone” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 14 February 2020. It’s my dream to one day publish a fantasy novel. While writing one, I excavated something strange from a sand-filled well – a little golem like no other, with a spark of curiosity and the face of a child. I was instantly fascinated by him. Who was he? How did he get there? I had to know. So, I wrote …

Heart of Stone – Chris Cornetto

Light filtered through the debris, igniting a spark in his crystalline heart. Bending all his will to the effort, the little golem opened his eyes. Pink, hazy dawn — or perhaps twilight? — filtered through a cloud of dust motes. It was barely light at all, yet it set his body thrumming, energy tingling through silicon veins. The light soaked into his heart and filled it with life. He tried to move his arms, his …