My top 10 (and more) list of movies about writers and writing

In addition to a big love for books and the stories they have enriched me with, since I learned to read in the 2nd grade (kindergarten class didn’t exist at the time), I also love watching a good movie. Great stories are told not only through books, but also through the film medium, and it’s obvious that screen writers throughout time have based the next movie on their own pains of writing. Continue reading “My top 10 (and more) list of movies about writers and writing”

How books can make you a writer

Do you know Sophie Kinsella and her Shopaholic series? I have a confession to make: I am that kind of person. I am a shopaholic. A book shopaholic. When I see a bargain for a book, I buy that book right away. An ebook for free? Even better!

In every other matter, I am a very responsible and economical person. But not when it comes to books. Continue reading “How books can make you a writer”

The magic of great stories from around the world

A Pocketful of Dreams: a travelling diary & some storytellersA Pocketful of Dreams: a travelling diary & some storytellers by Magic Diary
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I am astonished by this beautiful book. The first volume of a unique anthology series told by storytellers throughout the world. Beauty, dreams, and hope rise in a magic diary travelling through the internet. Continue reading “The magic of great stories from around the world”

How I got my writing manifesto

Are you a writer struggling with defining your audience, sticking to the rule of writing first thing in the morning or something completely different? Then the answer may very well lie in Discover Your Writing Self.

You may have read the article about my Writing Victory Journal. If not, it is still here for your pleasure to read. In that blog post, I mention an online course, I have taken part of throughout this august. The Discover Your Writing Self from AndiLit.com. Continue reading “How I got my writing manifesto”