(My entry for the 121 Words and Will o’Wisps literary competition… Enjoy!) She could hear a note. Her ears were buzzing, her eyes were blurred by her own dripping blood, yet all she could hear was a melody; the call of the Uttermost Star had found her… or was it bidding her farewell? Perhaps there … More The Captain of the Cloudtreaders
Hey everyone ~ Chances are one of the hardest things we’re time and time again challenged to do is be loyal to the conviction that there’s always something good to keep from even the direst of situations… So in this frame of mind, I recently put together an article about “failures” and how at the … More 5 Hidden Blessings in Failure
Now don’t get me wrong. In my novels I’ve had stormy characters of the anti-hero clan come in their flawed, scarred armour and battle-worn wit and rescue me from the multi-headed Hydra of “The Writer’s Block”, so my point could never be against them. For better or for worse, both readers and writers tend to … More ~ To “hero” or to “anti-hero”… that is the question ~
Hey everyone ~ After venturing from novel writing into short story/ flash fiction waters as well, I check in to upload my latest one, kindly published by “121 Words” ~ Open The Door and like/share is of course most welcome!
‘Rain and tears are the same’, sing the Aphrodite’s Child in a popular tune of theirs ~ Well, during the past year I have been gearing up to wrap up the English translation of my novel, which is already published in my native language. Having studied English simultaneously with my native language since first grade … More “What’s in a name?” ~ 2 + 3 editing tips from and for a multi-tasking writer
And think of ‘root’ as an umbrella term, whether you choose to call it ‘root chakra’ or simply your base, your grounding potential. Plus I say ‘revisiting’ because, although the root chakra might be the hardest one to keep open and healthy, we never really drift away from it. That is a comforting thought to … More Revisiting your Root
I stood frozen, files scattered on the court’s yard. “Number nine!” The judge was calling out my case number. And I was stuck thinking, what were the odds the folder straps would snap the exact moment my nerves were also about to? 156 pages of corporate law pleadings and an overdue bill soaking in the … More Number Nine
Throughout our journey towards awakening and better understanding our true selves, we come across tons of information. And it ultimately comes down to what out of all this information really resonates with us at each particular phase of our lives. In this context, I have recently been pondering on the way some articles on awakening … More Arc to ‘ego’, then speed on to ‘shadow’