The beat

It’s D-day. Deadline day. I’ve been working on a project for 6 months now, watching it take shape while I’ve been breathing life into the words on paper. As I’m typing this, I know I don’t have any time to spare if I want to make the deadline, but I’d rather take a few minutes to share the feelings that are moving around in me at the moment.

Read More

“Significance”

We were out for dinner with our friends last night, when we started talking about our birthdays and how we prefer to celebrate them. My husband then asked the trio of us to think about our next significant birthday, and what our […]

Read More

Getting published

Those moments are always there without us noticing. Something is wrong, but we continue to push through and hope that a strong coffee will fix it tomorrow morning. Let’s just say I’ve had a year of very strong coffee. Of writing and […]

Read More

Rediscovering

The last time I had read short stories, was probably a decade ago at university, and I found it very refreshing to slowly open my mind to them again. Truth is, short stories are beautiful bursts of craftsmanship. They pack a “pow” and they remind the reader of the magic of the English language

Read More

How journalism ruined my writing

Since stepping out of the journalism industry a year ago, I have had a lot of time to reflect and collect the remains of myself, left by the wayside. The greatest hurdle, oddly enough, has however been to force myself to write and read books. 

Read More

Helpful Writing Tools

Throughout this process, I have read so many blogs and listened to various podcasts on how publishing works for first-timers. They were incredibly helpful and served as guidelines in an unknown world. Some of the most basic questions I had when starting out, were however contained in various different publications.

Read More

Current query-quest

Hi fellow writers, I have just started to submit my query letters to literary agents this week, and whoah has it been a learning curve. After months of researching the query process, I still find myself learning new things and banging my […]

Read More
error

Found this interesting? Please spread the word!