1st book birthday of Colours of a Cultural Chameleon

In celebration of Colours of a Cultural Chameleon’s first birthday… The e-book is on sale from 21st Nov 2021 till 28th Nov 2021!and I’ve lowered the price of the paperback on all AMAZON marketplaces.Hooray! Gifted my book to a Little Free Library in our neighbourhood 🤗 Now is your chance to get your copy orContinue reading “1st book birthday of Colours of a Cultural Chameleon”

Why do I write (fiction)?

My first public ‘author talk’ was on 18th March 2021 with Vince Stevensen from Boomer on Books. It was an hour long livestream, which you can watch here. We discussed topics like ‘why do you write’, but also touched upon many other aspects. The chat was about me & my book, but also about VinceContinue reading “Why do I write (fiction)?”

Killing my darlings

‘Kill your darlings’ is unbelievably tough, but to end up with a well written book with a flow that sooths readers, every author will have to kill some of his/her darlings. I am sure most writers know what these ‘darlings’ are, and readers or non-writers can probably easily guess. “Darlings, in writing, are those words,Continue reading “Killing my darlings”

Discovering the joy of writing

Living in Boston on a self-proclaimed sabbatical, I discovered the joy of writing during a ‘Living stories’ course at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education. Now, six years ago.I enrolled in this course as I had decided to write a biography and didn’t really know where to start. How does one start writing a book?Continue reading “Discovering the joy of writing”