Wrapping up 2018

Earlier this year, I was telling you about how embracing life sometimes comes before writing. Now that the year is coming to end, I look back at it and count my blessings. 2018 has been a year when I published less poetry, essays, and fiction than in 2016-2017, and more conference reports and opinion pieces […]

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Your potential self is infinite

Dear writer, I’ve been quiet lately. I’ve given my body and mind some well-deserved rest, mostly without words. At least not my words. I spent quite a bit of time reading other people’s words. Lavishing in their stories, their use of language. I have given myself and my website time and space to rest. For […]

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Let you writing bloom this spring

Dear readers and writers, Spring is slowly coming here in Bayern. Some of my favourite childhood flowers have already started to bloom: snowdrops, sweet violets, and spring crocuses. Despite the health-related challenges I’ve been facing lately, the idea of nature regularly renewing itself gives me both strength and hope. It is in nature that we find our way […]

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Fall in love with writing this month

Dear writer, It’s been a while since you last heard from me. From now on, you’ll get my news on the second Sunday of each month and sometimes even more often. Here’s what I’d like to share with you at the moment. Free writing resources  – Valentine date with Sarah Selecky and the international community of […]

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