Book gems - September 2019

Book gems - September 2019

I haven’t read much this year. Not as much as I wanted to, unfortunately, but I’m happy to say that the books I did read stuck with me.

They are truly gems and I want to share them with you. One book in particular that stuck with me is Marian Keyes’ The Woman Who Stole My Life.

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Author Favorites April 2019

Author Favorites April 2019

April has been a particularly challenging month. Health issues have been putting a wrench in the things this author loves: reading and writing. Allergies, eczema, pain... they have been queuing up arguing about who is the bigger priority. I have tried to adopt the same humorous attitude as Marian Keyes, who even chooses "The ailment of the month" in her newsletter. Maybe that's why I felt attracted to reading her books this month?

 

The show must go on, even though I look through eyes at the moment that feel as if someone has greased them with lip balm.

 

Still, I have favorites to share.

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How do you write a book without having time?

How do you write a book without having time?

Do you dream of having an unlimited amount of time to write a book? Do you fantasize about life as a full-time writer? Is the reason why you don’t start writing the book you have within you, your work, your family life, the laundry, the dishes, the lunch packages that you need to make, the grocery shopping or your other life obligations?

Have you tried to sit down in front of the computer and get started, but then it just feels incredibly immensely hard? 

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