‘A long, long time ago, so long you could count the ages on your fingers, and your father’s fingers, and your father’s father’s fingers and so on, and so forth, and still not have counted them all,’ Maetis began her story, and the children listened open-mouthed, ‘the first Beings were created. They were the Animals. They weren’t so different from us Humans, then. And they … Continue reading Pyki the Magpie
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 for the new book. It is for the English edition. Both the English and Dutch editions will be published around the same time, with similar … Continue reading Sneak preview!
”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, … Continue reading On dragons…
”Night settled around them like a cloak of sable velvet, and stalked their fire like a soft-footed cat. They had a late makeshift meal. The forest was silent but for an occasional rustle of leaves and the cry of a prowling animal. The stars had come out one by one.After he had eaten Rom sat back, and stared at them meditatively. He hadn’t yet spoken … Continue reading The All-Encompassing
From: the Search for Tzanáta, © Wendy Gillissen, 2014 ”The walk through the gardens calmed his senses. The meeting had only served to frustrate him further. Most Cáltoi of Tzanáta seemed blind and deaf to the warning signs, even when he outlined them to their faces. He shook his head, his eyes black as pitch, and breathed out in an attempt to release his anger. … Continue reading ♥The Lovers’ Glances♥
A copy of the Dutch edition of my début novel ”Curse of the Tahiéra” spotted in the wild, in a real life brick book store in Rotterdam ☺(Labyrint, de Groene Passage) Continue reading Happy author! ☺
Hello and welcome to my blog! My name is Wendy and I am a past life therapist, award-winning author, dreamwork teacher and jewellery maker living in the Netherlands. I have had blogs on these different subjects but decided it made much more sense to create a blog to share my adventures on all the planes – the theme they all have in common is the … Continue reading Welcome to the Company of Spirits / Welkom bij the Company of Spirits!