Urban Volcano

Fiction by Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

Flash fiction

Out of touch with virtual reality

Out of touch with virtual reality — Illustration by Börkur Sigurbjörnsson
Illustration by Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

I am completely out of touch with virtual reality. I like being out in nature with a paper notebook and an ink pen. No batteries required.

Börkur is an avid storyteller with a keen eye for quirky characters, funny dialogs and vivid scenario descriptions. Much of his writing falls within the genre of realistic fiction and his stories are more often than not based on real events in the author’s life. Although the tales contain grains of truth, they are melded with fiction, making the reader curious to know the line between reality and fantasy.