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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...

March 21, 2019

Have today begun and finished an article for Cosmopolitan magazine, UK. The article is about teenager's and young adult's mental health. 

I have yet to figure out a good title for it. As it's for the course I'm currently doing with Writer's Bureau, I will first send my...

March 1, 2019

Even though I've had a sleepless night tonight I would like to make an announcement: I have started and finished Into the Lane this past couple of days!

Into the Lane is a romantic story about finding love on a bus. But things are not what they seem, and they definitely...

February 20, 2019

It's time to share another poem. This one I wrote too when I was young, Autumn 2001, to be more exact. This poem doesn't have a name. 

If I had you here tonight

Would you listen and would you make it alright?

I hear your voice

echo through my heart

I remember my last choice

...

February 13, 2019

I often write poems, here is one that I wrote when I was young.

"Devil's Heart/Black Rose

Oh, beautiful rose of mine, 

How you have sprung this lovely spring. 

You gave it all to me, 

Still I can not feel a thing. 

As black as my heart might be, 

You are still inlove with me....

February 11, 2019

Finally finished writing Winds of Change! Have sent it off to be looked over by two friends of mine, I'm excited to see what changes they will come up with! 

After the short story is completely finished it will be sent off to The People's Friend Magazine. We currently h...

February 8, 2019

As an artist, you may think that you can carry it all on your own, but there is where you thought wrong. As artists, we need to surround ourselves with great influencers to create something new and to find our voice. 

You don't have to find out who you are first to writ...

January 21, 2019

To send in your manuscript to publisher after publisher is - to say the least - a daunting situation. The worst is that you often won't find out why your book was declined and it leaves you guessing. For a lot of us, it can also make us start doubting not only our manu...

January 18, 2019

I'm currently writing on a new romantic story for People's Friend, called Winds of Change. It's actually a very old manuscript which I started to write several years ago for People's Friend but never finished. 

We should never toss anything we write because we neve...

January 16, 2019

Just finished reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas and it's a remarkable read. It's completely written in American slang which takes a bit to get used to - if you are a grammar nazi like me - but once you have, it's well worth the read. 

The book begins wit...

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