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August 14, 2019

One of the books that I've found the most helpful to my craft is the New York Times bestseller, Steal Like an Artist: 10 things nobody told you about being creative, by Austin Kleon. 

It's easy to read the book that is quick to read and quick to learn from. It's 140 pag...

August 5, 2019

"Notebooks are not to write in," some writers have said to me, but I disagree. I have several notebooks that I fill with scribbles, poems, to-do-lists, stories and much more. 

I am a rather visual person, and I like to hold in my hand and see what I need to do. Thi...

August 2, 2019

Wishing all of my readers and viewers a happy weekend! 

Back on Monday. 

Follow your dreams!

August 1, 2019

There are many questions regarding my writing that I have both received and seen over the years. Here is my take on them. Today's question is: 

Which music do you listen to when you write? 
Mostly I listen to Yiruma. He has composed incredible piano solos that are amazi...

July 31, 2019

Over the years I've received and read many questions on writing, uniquely my own. Here is my take on answering some of them!

What are your writing routines? 
My goal is to write from 8 am to 5 pm every weekday, but the truth is: I'm ill. I need to sleep around 18 hours...

July 30, 2019

Over the years that I've seen and received many questions. Here is a list of a few of them and my answers: 

Why do I write?
It is almost impossible to answer this question without being poetic. I write because, without writing, it doesn't truly feel like I'm alive. Writ...

July 29, 2019

Today I've written six letters to libraries in Kent, where I used to live and still visit often. I have friends and family there, and something that I love visiting is libraries. 

There are some remarkable libraries in Kent and Gravesend's one of my favourites. Hig...

July 24, 2019

 Hi!

I'm currently working hard to get an eBook published of Sophia & the Dragon: Who Came for Dinner. 

It's been a roller coaster so far!

At first I had to make a kdf template of the digital book that fitted the template for Amazon KDP. Once that was done I needed a...

April 22, 2019

Many writers who have created a magic system says that there is no right or wrong when you create a magic system. However, you're going to create your own rules that can't be broken. If you write that the magic user ends up in pain for using magic you can't write that...

April 15, 2019

One way to create a plot twist is to steer the reader to a certain ending or event and then change it completely to something unpredictable. You can also take a scene in the book and tweak it into another direction and see what happens.

Rachel Scheller from Writer's Dig...

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