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Let’s Celebrate 6 years!

Six years ago I had this idea, it was crazy at first, and became even more unhinged as it progressed. For that idea, insanity was born upon a road. This blog is that road. This twisted road of madness. Fitting that Friday the 13th is the day we celebrate this journey. Let us see how […]

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Welcome to 2020TOO

And we are BACK!! What does this mean for you, me and the walls of Jericho? Who knows, but what I do know, is that the world is constantly changing, and the pandemic that has gripped ours lives so vividly by the throat, has created many a new detail to deal with. 2020TOO is not […]

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The Incessant Insanity Of 2020 – Daily Grind

What a year it has already been, surely we are almost into 2021, and some sort of freedom from the disaster 2020 has been, right? I can’t believe that the year, a year where I thought new horizons would be a grand design, has shat itself so terribly. Jobs have tumbled, wealth has nose dived, […]

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Let’s Make It Something Special 20/20 – Daily Grind

Welcome to 20/20, the concept, not the year. Let me help you understand that statement, with a short explanation. Sometime ago (more than a handful of months I’m sure of now) I decided that the journey I took 4 years ago to broaden myself within the field of writing wasn’t exactly what I wanted it […]

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Welcome to 2020

Greetings my darkened friends, it is some time since I sat and talked with you about things of the mind’s nature. The time from these shores has been sparse, yet plentiful. I have sailed many seas, and saw many a great thing, but the sea kept shunting me back towards you, my fleshlings. So, as […]

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11 (ELEVEN) Stages Of Hell – Daily Grind

Greetings from the darkened shores of my twisted roads, it’s been sometime since we last spoke, how are you? I’m sorry I haven’t called in a while, but I promise that is going to change as we progress through February.   If you’ve been visiting regularly over the last week (because nothing much else has […]

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Let’s Make Hamburgers Interesting

Hamburgers are such interesting things, you can put all your heart into making that pattie the best pattie it can be, but if the additional condiments don’t compliment the pattie you’re going to have a problem just like the work place. My challenge is simple. I believe I can work a day in any retail […]

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Don’t Burn The Hamburgers!

It may not see like it has anything to do with the idea at hand, but somewhere within all of it, there is something grander. My challenge is simple. I believe I can work a day in any retail job, relying on the skills I already have in place to help me. So if you’re […]

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Make A Change To The Way You See The World!

It’s been a little over a week since I laid down my challenge to Hobart business, so I thought I would give you a quick update on how things are travelling so far. I’ve had a couple of job offers, and a business offered to take part in the documentary/challenge, which is great. But I […]

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Change The Way You See Life, Take My Challenge Hobart.

Change The Way You See Life, Take My Challenge Hobart. My name is Matthew Tonks, and I live in Hobart, Tasmania. In July of 2017 I was made redundant from my place of work because the business had slowly begun to close down ever since the owner passed away in 2015. Initially I thought it […]

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A Twisted Kiss On New Years Eve Released

2017 is no more, so come celebrate the end of the year with some dark tales, lost on the insane and twisting roads that venture forth into your madness. A TWISTED KISS ON NEW YEARS EVE The twisted roads points to many a dead end, but can you find your way out of 2017, and […]

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A Twistedly Jolly Christmas Released

Come celebrate Christmas with some dark tales, lost on the insane and twisting roads that drop us at the door of madness. A TWISTEDLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS The weather outside is frightful, and the tension inside is to die for, there is only one place for the knife to go, so let the blood flow, let […]

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Daily Grind – Twisted Roads Is Dismembering November

Hello to everyone, I hope you all made it through Halloween safely? I just wanted to let you know what’s going to happen for the next 30 days here at Twisted Roads. I’ve been wanting to write some more shorts for a while, but, the time hasn’t been there, because, unlike when I was doing […]

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A Twisted Halloween Released

Celebrate the end of Halloween with some dark tales, lost on the insane, and twisting roads, that lead to madness. A TWISTED HALLOWEEN Are you fighting against a madness that lurks in the shadows your mind, waiting to strike those you hold dear?   Are you losing the fight, as your sanity slowly dwindles away, […]

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Daily Grind – The Roundhead – Definitive Edition

One year ago today, The Roundhead truly began, the fist post of its 7 day story arc still holds the biggest hit my blog ever achieved. Now today, well, more like yesterday by the time this is actually posted. The Roundhead has once again graced October with its presence, this time, in a more complete […]

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Daily Grind – October Is A Fun Time Of Year!

OCTOBER IS A FUN TIME OF YEAR! If you haven’t been keeping up to speed with what we’re doing over here at Twisted Road, I’ll give you a quick look at what we’ve brought forward so far, and, what we plan on bringing you before the end of the month. TWISTED ROADS – AN ANTHOLOGY […]

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Daily Grind – Free Books For A Limited Time!

Looking for something interesting to read? looking to delve into the shadows of worlds you have no idea exist? looking for some free books? Well, what a coincidence, I have a recently been involved in an instafreebie promotion involving such books. You can go HERE to collect a copy of Twisted Roads Volume One, I […]

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What Makes Things Work? Patreon? FreeBooks?

This is my question, how do you bridge the gap between creating, to making it work with readers? Is it the market place you aim towards, or is it the content you create? Does Patreon work, or is it a flash in the pan idea, that you need to be known to make work successfully? […]

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Out With The New, In With The Old….

Yes, it’s true, the site has undergone a step backwards, where it always was meant to go, at some stage of the story that was taking place, but, things area taking turns where it may not be able to continue the way I wanted it to. This is partly due to some exciting things we’ll share with […]

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Tonight, Let’s Start A Story

What did those idiotic boys have to read, what stories were told, what darkness was given flight? Tonight, we’ll begin a journey to see what words crafted the world of one, Mister Marty Towns. What shape does his demon take, and how can he avoid its touch?