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Chris Cornetto’s story “Sanctuary” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 19 March 2021. One reason I write short stories is to flesh out the world of the novels I one day hope to publish. “Sanctuary” began as an exploration of certain characters’ roots (Abby’s child among them), but it quickly became a philosophical exercise. To write this story, I had to consider how a totalitarian society controls its citizens. There are certain obvious techniques we …

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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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 …