I’m making a bucket list

Somehow I’ve always known what I want to do with my life: travel, write, draw, work on staying healthy, find my significant other, get and learn to sail a boat, drive a Citroen, live in a house on the beach, look great and live happily ever after. Unfortunately things did not quite turn out that […]

Give your characters a hobby

Todays assignment: Look at the characters in the story you’re writing and reflect on their hobbies. How do they spend their free time? Why do they choose to spend it this way? And what does it say about them? The novel I’m writing these days (I’ve written about the story here on the blog in […]

When I grow up I want to be …

Today’s assignment: Imagine what life would be like if you had the occupation you’d wanted as a child. The concept of girls learning a trade or even getting a longer education is fairly new in my family. As far as I know I was the first woman ever going to university. In my family women […]