10 Tips For A Writing Retreat At Home

Many authors go on a Writing Retreat from time to time. Which usually means they go away to a cabin, or some sort of a resort, alone or with fellow writers, to concentrate on their writing, sometimes financed through a scholarship or a foundation.

Writing Retreat. […]

August 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |10 Comments

Editing: From Nay to YAY!

Hello friends! I’ve been feeling a bit exhausted lately, so when my husband invited me to join him at a conference last weekend in Bagan Lalang, on the Malaysian Goldcoast, I gladly accepted. And I must have found the inspiration I needed, because I managed […]

March 13th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |14 Comments

(One Year)

One year ago today was pub day for Beautiful Affliction! So much has happened this past year, more than I dared dream of, and I am just so grateful. Grateful to my publishers; the whole team at SheWrites Press, my team of agents and especially […]

(Home)

We are finally starting to feel at home here in Kuala Lumpur. We have found the grocery stores and unpacked all the boxes and even managed to put our Indonesian carved wood artworks on the walls.  (The picture is the view from our living room, […]

February 26th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |16 Comments

You can win an ARC!

Hello Friends!
Hope you’re all happy and healthy and enjoying the summer!
We’re moving into the marketing phase of my publishing journey and I have to say, it is very interesting! I just love book bloggers and book lovers and book nerds and it is tremendous fun […]

July 9th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |12 Comments

Happy Valentine’s day!

Here’s a big, green heart for ya! Love you guys and thanks for all support!
You might have noticed I’ve been experimenting a little with my blog’s visual appearance. I am trying to figure out which way to move forward… In a couple of weeks my […]

February 14th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |12 Comments

The Joy of Writing

Hello friends!

Today was a good writing day! I managed to get down twice as many words as anticipated, thus making up for Friday which I sort of lost, writing-wise.

We have had a lot going on here in Jakarta. Muslim New Year’s celebrations all over town, […]

October 27th, 2014|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |9 Comments

Into the jungle…

Hello dear friends,

Vacation is over and this week I have been diving into my Work-In-Progress manuscript. Thought I might come up to the surface and give you a sneakpeak into what will be my imaginary home this fall.

Part of my manuscript takes place in the […]

August 7th, 2014|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |12 Comments