Jan Gabriel

Member Since: April 2012

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The Devil's Inglorious Advocate

Book / Humor

This is a curiously twisted narration of a story set in Hell, about a man named Randy, and about the things he will be doing in the days to come. It is not at all horrific or… Read More

Whisper (Bulong)

Short Story / Romance

This is a fairly straightforward (and dare I say, "cheesy") piece about two people enjoying each-other's company in bed. This was the first piece I ever wrote that revolved specifically around romance and intimacy, and it was… Read More

Entry #14: Mother and Daughter

Short Story / Humor

Originally, I was planning to write a series of stories entitled "Entries" which would contain the outrageously silly (and perhaps even a tad bit horrific) journal entries of a madman. This is the prototype entry of a… Read More

The Sculptor's Grief

Short Story / Horror

This short story--though one might more accurately call it a short "scene"--is based on a conversation between me and a friend, an aspiring painter who struggled with his commitment to art. Though he is extremely passionate about… Read More


"Jan is a scholar of the human psyche who's so high on imaginary drugs that he experiences severe symptoms of imaginary withdrawal every few seconds."

The above line was quoted directly from my Twitter profile (@innominejan). Ah har har har.

I am a college student enrolled in the AB Psychology program of my school, and so far I am enjoying it. I am a lover of the arts, literature being one of my first loves (the others being theatre and music). I am hoping to be a published writer before I graduate.


Highly suggested reads

I will now be compiling a list of works that I come across in Booksie that I believe everyone should read (or in one case, listen to). I will try to update this as often as I can to get the most number of great writing to the most number of people. :) 

1. "A Boy in Babylon" (short story), by El Steveo - https://www.booksie.com/war_and_military/short_story/el_steveo/a-boy-in-babylon

2. "Lonely" (song lyrics), by Bobby Byzell - https://www.booksie.com/song_lyrics/poetry/bobby_byzell/lonely-(song-lyrics)/

3. "The Last Tommy" (poetry), by Steven Cooke -  https://www.booksie.com/poetry/poetry/steven_cooke/the-last-tommy/


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