While I am writing the final chapter of my second book, The Search for Tzanáta, the sequel to my award-winning début Curse of the Tahiéra I thought it would be fun to share a sneak preview of the cover design … Continue reading Sneak preview!
The BookReviewNinja blog interview: Wendy Gillissen, writer of Curse of the Tahiéra(scroll down for the Dutch translation)I had lots of fun with this interview. In years past I would not have dared to be so open about my writing process, which involves a lot of connecting to my own past lives. I was afraid I would not be taken seriously. And of course, when I first started writing I actually had no idea that I was writing from past life memory in the first place! I thought I was writing fantasy… it just came to me rather easily. Well, surprise … Continue reading y interview with the BookReviewNinja is live! Don’t worry, no sword fighting was involved
Lanterns fit for the Woodland King… ❤ Picture by Sharon Johnstone ”Áyra looked up at the Woodland King. His cloak was woven of leaves of may hues; from the dark blood red of autumn leaves to the fresh green of … Continue reading Nature is my favourite artist ♥
”The trees had dwindled into nothing, leaving only dusty earth and rocks, when Rom noticed a large stone structure in the distance. The path would take him straight to it, so he kept on walking. When he got closer, he could see it was a large open gateway made of big blocks of carved grey stone, and doors of heavy blackened wood. They were open, and behind it he saw an impenetrable darkness. The path went straight through the Gates, meandering for a while until it disappeared from view. Although there were no walls that he could see, he was … Continue reading On dragons…
Writer’s block. It’s the thing most writers dread more than anything. I seldom suffer from it, but when I do, I magically forget why! And then I have to invent the wheel all over again… so I can roll out of the block and happily continue creating. I only get writer’s block when I forget that the little me, Ego is not the one writing my books. It is the bigger Me, my Spirit, my Soul. Whenever I forget, I struggle. I try to ”invent” my story. I start thinking. I start struggling. It feels like an uphill race. So … Continue reading There’s no such thing as writer’s block… when you listen☺
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For me, there is nothing more enchanting than a book. The great escape, the new identity, the time travel, the unexpected voyage… it all eagerly awaits you. You just need to summon the courage to turn the folio, and a whole new world is at the mercy of your fingertips. I honestly cannot understand how there are so many people that do not read. It is one of the greatest joys to pick up a book and be taken away to another world! That, for me, is one of the greatest lures… Continue reading The Magic of a Book