I believe books don't change. We do. What we read at the age of twenty will resonate differently twenty years later. Because in the meantime we have learned, loved, cried, lost, traveled, grown. I recently re-read a few books by Paulo Coelho and this quote jumped at me. It resonated with my life, my own … Continue reading On Writing
I never thought I'd say that, but I do sun salutations (Surya namaskar) every morning...and I enjoy it. There, I said it. But that was not always the case. I lived and traveled around Asia for years and joined my first yoga class in South Korea. I was not convinced and soon dropped out. I … Continue reading Why a daily routine is so important
I've been asked that question many times. My friend and mentor Deanna wonders if I am a writer or a Chameleon. My friend Arthur and I can't have a decent conversation without coming up with some story outline. My friend Justin calls me 'the idea generator' and my husband encourages me to work on one … Continue reading Where does your inspiration come from?
I was asked that question twice in the past five days. A good question, since I am not a writer by education nor trade. An excellent question, since I write novels and screenplays, in English and in French. To be honest, I had to pause and think about it. Was it a life-long dream to … Continue reading Why Do You Write?
A few days ago, I was browsing my local bookstore when the title and cover photo of this book got my attention. The Charm Bracelet by Viola Shipman is the story of a charm bracelet passed down from generation to generation; a story of love, forgiveness, memory and memories. I have a charm bracelet too. … Continue reading And This Is Why Charms Are Such An Amazing Gift…