The Myth of the Pigdog - A Novella

Sophie Brand
Is a versatile designer from Germany with expertise in many areas of communication design. She started her artistic career in Munich where she studied visual communication for 3 years. Since then, she works as a self-employed designer and has experience in many areas like opera, music theatre, broadcast news for online and Live-TV, social institutions, and packaging design. Besides that, she always works on her own artistic projects.

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Everybody has one. Nobody likes talking about it. The Pigdog. It’s your secret friend that tempts you to play games, read books, smoke cigarettes, lay around doing nothing when you actually have important work to do. At a certain point in one‘s life this pet just appears and then follows us throughout all our life. Some people have tiny lap-dogs that behave quite well, and some people have huge, monstrous, wolf-like pigdogs that seem to never stop growing. The Myth of the Pigdog tells in 4 chapters the story of a young girl becoming a grown woman and her adventures and difficulties throughout life with her best friend, her pigdog. The book also gives advice on how to live in happy coexistence with your internal pigdog by providing ten golden rules for your daily life, that explain how to accomplish your goals without forgetting about the joyful sideways that build the funny side of life.