Tuomas Vainio

Biography

I write, I read, and the typos are still there. It is the crux of my life. Anyhow, my published works should not be overpriced and in some outlets you might be even able to set your own price!

Smashwords Interview

What is your writing process?
I sit down and write at least 500 words a day. It is not really any bit more complicated than that.
How do you approach cover design?
Take hundreds of pictures and then see which of them look neat enough as is or through minor image manipulation. And I guess I want there to be some kind of correlation with the book. For example with my first published novel, Heart of Ceres, I wanted the cover to depict something that almost looks like coral.
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Books

One Hundred Poems, Volume X
Price: Free! Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
It is the time for my last hundred poems ranging from contemporary commentary to tiny tales and mere snippets of thoughts and desires that were but fleeting moments. So once more, go ahead, give a try and read the mind of a man out of new ideas.
One Hundred Poems, Volume IX
Price: Free! Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Scandinavian Poetry
One hundred poems, one poem written a day, a simple concept to follow through. Something happens in the world at large and I cannot help but to write something down as a response, and at other times it is just life in its all mundanity. A poet’s way of distilling a single day into a few lines to be remembered through aeons. A lot has transpired in these past hundred days.
One Hundred Poems, Volume VIII
Price: Free! Words: 10,920. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Scandinavian Poetry
I have embarked on a journey to write a single poem per day and this my eight volume containing a set of 100 contemporary poems on various topics ranging from politics to cultural criticism. Sometimes the words appear harsh and on other times almost whimsical as the lines roll down and rhyme.
One Hundred Poems, Volume VII
Price: Free! Words: 10,830. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Scandinavian Poetry
(4.00)
Roughly seven hundred days ago I decided to write one poem per day until I would have one thousand poems in total. This is the seventh volume of ten, and a lot of things have transpired during the past hundred days. Some of these events are good and many are much worse. So give it a read, it is free!
One Hundred Poems, Volume VI
Price: Free! Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Scandinavian Poetry
This is the sixth volume of contemporary poetry that touches a multitude of topics from popular culture to politics, and occasionally from food to specific events. It is a result of a challenge I have imposed on myself, to write at least one poem per day, until I have reached the grand total of one thousand poems. So feel free to read away, the poems are about one hundred words each.
One Hundred Poems, Volume V
Price: Free! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Scandinavian Poetry
One contemporary poem was written per day on the topics of popular culture, current events, and whatever else that I might have fancied at the moment. The fifth volume out of ten.
One Hundred Poems, Volume IV
Price: Free! Words: 10,620. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Scandinavian Poetry
Contemporary poetry inspired by and about popular culture. From food to controversial issues. Each poem is about 100 words on average. The fourth volume out of ten planned.
One Hundred Poems, Volume III
Price: Free! Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Scandinavian Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Short poems on the topics of feminism, journalism, science fiction and fantasy fandom, in addition to politics and other topics of popular culture.
Skull of Oghren
You set the price! Words: 90,460. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(3.50)
A boy trained as thief, a girl with a soul of a fire elemental, and an old rat to guide them must find their way to survive within a city built inside the caldera of a dead volcano.
One Hundred Poems, Volume II
Price: Free! Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Scandinavian Poetry
What you get is a hundred short poems of varying lengths and topics, although this collection is dominated with ones about politics and popular culture. Majority of the poems rhyme and they are here for you to browse and read.
One Hundred Poems, Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Scandinavian Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
What you get is a hundred short poems of varying lengths and topics. Most of which rhyme and all which are free for you to browse and read.
Heart of Ceres
You set the price! Words: 177,340. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
This is a story told by Sophus Rhiner: a man resurrected 100,000 years into the future and left to find out who he is in a world of nigh infinite possibilities. It is his story from his first breath to the moment his eyes laid upon never before seen stars.

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