Review: The Crown (Netflix)

The Crown started Friday November 4th 2016 on Netflix. A total of 10 episodes. I have been waiting for this series to come to Netflix ever since they’ve announced it last summer. I just finished watching Downton Abbey then and was looking for another period drama to continue binge watching. But there weren’t many seriesRead more

Downton Abbey, reviver of my writing spirit

“To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.” ~ Euripedes In the past few months I’ve finished and rewritten my first screenplay. I’ve even sent it out to some screenwriting contests. I was very proud and satisfied and It gave me strength to carry on. The idea for my firstRead more

Carol, saviour of my writing soul

“Flung out of space.” ~ Carol Carol is literally flung out of space to me. I watched this movie a few weeks back and it hit me hard. It’s such a beautiful, delicate and gorgeous movie. Todd Haynes really blew my mind with his directing! Phyllis Nagy inspired me to keep on writing. This movieRead more

Scribble away in Scrivener

If you type in “Scrivener” in Google you can find around 3740.000 results about this software. So, there really isn’t much that I can add to it. But I really want to tell you how amazing this writing tool is! My story with Scrivener started when I was looking for a good software to organise myRead more

Writer’s foreplay

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” ~ Albert Schweitzer I always had that romantic image of a writer in my head: a melancholic appearance, hanging over a laptop in a coffeeshop, sipping a cup of black coffee, typingRead more

Two zero one six

“You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.” ~ John Mason “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ~ Oscar Wilde I intend to start every post with an inspirational quote of a famous person. But when I started this post, the first post of the year, I couldn’t think of any good quotesRead more

Liz Gilbert chimes in

“Done is better than good.” ~ Carole Gilbert When I heard about the new book of Elizabeth Gilbert I knew it wasn’t coincidence. It was meant to be for me to read this book. “Big Magic” gives ons advise on how to live a creative life. The first thing I did was grabbing my iPad andRead more

Get a writer friend!

Writers are amazing people. Eight reasons why you should get a writer friend: Courtesy of: Global English Editing Read full article Why Writers Make Incredible Friends by Brendan Brown.Read more

Don’t think. Create!

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“Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity.” ~ Ray Bradbury From the moment I finally took action to write I’ve been teased with blocks of which I don’t know how to get rid of. What to do if you just don’t know how to go on with your writing? Well, I found out theRead more

The Voyage of Writing

“The real voyage of discovery consists, not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” ~ Marcel Proust Over the past year I had learned about writing techniques. I’ve read dozens of books and watched hundreds of videos on the internet to acquire the knowledge of writing. I learned about structure and about buildingRead more

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