Writing in Munich and elsewhere

Dear writer, Life has been throwing me a lot of lemons lately, but not when it comes to writing and spreading writing-related joy. Here are some exciting developments that keep both of us busy writing and growing. Creative-Writing-in-Munich Finally, we have a Creative-Writing-in-Munich group! When I moved to Munich in April 2016, I was looking for such […]

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Registration for The Story Intensive is open

Dear writers, Just like last year, I am happy to be a faculty member in an amazing writing programme ran by the talented Sarah Selecky. The Story Intensive is built upon The Story Course (previously known as Story is a State of Mind), which Margaret Atwood calls “smart, encouraging, practical”. (Btw, if you sign up for […]

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Purple Rain – continued (1)

In a recent guest post on Sarah Selecky’s website — I am also a teaching assistant in her online school The Story Intensive — I shared an excerpt from a short story in progress, among other topics. I received a lot of very useful feedback from her readers, which I am still processing. Some asked to see […]

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On Death at Odeonsplatz – Collaboration with artist Emmy Horstkamp

A couple of nights ago, I stopped at the U-Bahn station at Odeonsplatz and watched people pass by. I watched their reactions to the video instalation that Munich artist Emmy Horstkamp has developed based on my story On Death. Some people stopped and looked, others passed right by. In their transit, they all carried smaller or […]

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Connect to Yourself First in the Purple Rain

Today, I feel honoured and humbled to be in the spotlight on Sarah Selecky’s website. Working with Sarah is Big Magic. Being a teacher in The Story Intensive each fall is one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. It does not get much better than this. Read more about my Story Intensive experience, my writing process, […]

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