When you can’t see the beauty in things anymore

After a week of grey sky, heavy clouds, and a return of the freezing cold, the sun is finally out again this morning. Usually, at the sight of a blue sky announcing itself at dawn, when I drive to work,... Continue Reading →


Sharing the writing on the web

I read this piece from Thirty on Tap the other day where Jillian Stacia shares her thoughts about what writing on the web and exposing yourself in this quite extreme way does to you. What you learn through the process... Continue Reading →

Another chips & chocolate day

It's been one of these days today... slowly creeping into my system, munching on my energy and diminishing it to nothing. And when I've hit the bottom, I'll go out for the deadly combination of "chips, chocolate & a diet... Continue Reading →

Following the seasons

I should be writing right now. Finishing those damn last two chapters of my novel. I'm at 100,000 words now, and it still isn't done. Even though I wrote over 5,000 words again yesterday, there's still these few scenes to... Continue Reading →

30,000+ words in a week!

I didn't dare post anything before this time of the day, fearing I'd jinx it all! But yes, I'm almost done and I still can't believe it.  They had been to get on and finish my story from last NaNoWriMo,... Continue Reading →

Trust your intuition

A few years ago, I booked a horse-riding outing for my daughter and accompanied her, as she was only some 6 or 7 years old. I remember watching her from behind, me juggling between utter panic about falling off the... Continue Reading →

The problem with nanowrimo…

I took part in last year's nanowrimo, for the first time, and although I joined only during the last 10 days, I actually managed to get the 50,000 words done. Yay! And I liked my story. I still do actually,... Continue Reading →

a little insight into the 30ies

  Do you ever feel like simply wanting to go home from work, cradle up in your bed with a good book, chocolate, wine or beer or whatever booze is closest, and not talk to anyone? I certainly do, and... Continue Reading →

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