I hope in the end it is a LOVE STORY

A photo-diary of a Creative in Istanbul on New Years Eve I changed my hair color three times this year. Pink, burgundy and now blue! This shot reminds me of an old Flemish painting…. I have no idea why… There is a sense of peace in a city (Istanbul) where the buildings have been around … Continue reading I hope in the end it is a LOVE STORY

How do you know when your idea is big enough to write a book about?

If it’s big in your mind and heart that’s all that matters. I write contemporary novels (amongst other genres). I know that what I write doesn’t necessarily fall into the strict categories of the romance field nor the mystery-suspense fields. But I have huge stories inside of me, and they are more significant than genres—they … Continue reading How do you know when your idea is big enough to write a book about?

Why do I write?

1. I live inside my mind. Thoughts build up in there to the point where I’m searching madly for somewhere to write them down. 2. Reading others’ words excite me and fill me with joy, or peace, or love, or passion—it’s the way I interact in my world. 3. When I compose a poem, a … Continue reading Why do I write?

How to deal with a broken heart…

Have you ever been in a position where someone was crying out for help with romantic issues and you didn't know how to save her? I was talking to a friend recently and I felt her sense of hopelessness. I did some research on the internet. I came across this super cynical quote, needless to … Continue reading How to deal with a broken heart…