The Renegade Press

Tales from the mouth of a wolf

In 1484 Italian printer Aldus Manutius published the semicolon for the first time. Manutius used the punctuation mark as a means of separating opposing words to allow an abrupt or rapid change in direction of differing yet interrelated clauses. Nowadays the mark is commonly used when creating lists or linking ideas and clauses in literature. …

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“Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is…”             -German Proverb For the past five months I’ve been in a state of perpetual limbo. My health has been in question and I’ve suffered through more anxiety attacks and sleepless nights than I dare remember. In June I started experiencing abdominal pain that would eventually manifest …

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‘You are the cause of this sickness. And the cure for this disease.’ Jamie Hope. I, like many creative minds suffer from anxiety. I have a yearning desire that wants to continuously grow and develop in an effort to push the limits of my own creativity.  It’s something that I’ve always lived with, and something …

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‘Here I am with all my insecurities, all my imperfections, crying out to a world that just won’t listen’ -Adrian Fitipaldes Someone recently told me that ‘I’ve changed.’ The comment was meant in jest; the individual in question was referencing the self-destructive Chris Nicholas of days gone by who was so bitterly angry that he’d …

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‘I’ve got friends by my side. I’ve got hope in my eyes. And dreams to aspire to. And the whole wide world to watch below.’ -Joel Birch This Thursday the 11th of September is a very special day. I know that there are the obvious reasons as to why September 11th is forever marked as …

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‘We stopped checking for monsters under our beds when we realised they were inside us.’ -Sam Steven Confession time: I’ve been on a bit of a downward spiral as of late. Ever since my last post I’ve been struggling to find the urge to even turn my laptop on each day, let alone write something …

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Sometimes this thing we call life can be a real fuck of a thing. We as humans can move from moments of pure elation to moments of sheer terror and uncertainty in an instant and our whole lives can turn on a dime. We travel through life as though we are racing towards something important; …

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