Weird, wonderful, you: choosing change, choosing not to change

While I’m busy with more introspective posts and articles, I might as well delve into this as well… In the newest issue of Breathe magazine (Issue 14), there is an article about being true to yourself and not changing yourself for others (“Drop the Façade” by Francesca Baker). Among other things, it’s noted that one […]

Useful writing software and apps

Scrivener! There are probably very few writers who have not at least heard of Scrivener – and there’s a good reason for it. It really is that awesome. Whether you’re planning out a short story, stand-alone book or epic series, Scrivener is perfectly capable of handling it. I very rarely write anything that is not […]

Thoughts on a C.S. Lewis quote and following your dream

“We are always falling in love or quarrelling, looking for jobs or fearing to lose them, getting ill and recovering, following public affairs. If we let ourselves, we shall always be waiting for some distraction or other to end before we can really get down to our work.” – C.S. Lewis I saw this quote […]

My favourite music for dark days

It’s nothing new that music can influence mood – sometimes quite significantly. Music can conjure up old memories – both good and bad – but also take you away from the present moment into a place of serenity and calmness. I find that music can help me on dark and difficult days – and it […]

More Cover Art Aesthetics

In the previous cover art idea post, I mentioned that there is another aesthetic I would also like to try out (and see if it looks anything like it does in my head…). Tried it, liked it a lot more! Here are some of the cover ideas that I did for Ruon Chronicles stories, as […]