Embracing the creative life – part I

I’m 34, and I spent about 30 years sabotaging my (writing) life. For a very long time, I thought I wanted to live the same life of my parents. A stable job in one place, a house with a mortgage, a life partner, kids to perpetuate the generation. I wrote

#1 – Epigraph

  After meeting Aris, Artemis questions all she ever thought she knew about love throughout 27 chapters. . Nikos Kazantzakis wrote a man needs a little madness or else – he never dares cut the rope and be free. . I couldn’t think of a better epigraph for my upcoming book

Is your book ready for the public?

In 2017 I clicked on ‘publish’ on Pronoun. I remember an awkward sensation travelling throughout my oesophagus. I had self-published a collection of poems, and I was breathing a different quality of happiness. I could have finally introduced myself saying: I am a writer because I have a book published.

Tips for (long term) travellers on a budget

#1 Travel overnight It saves you the accommodation price, and once you get to your destination, you’ll have a full day ahead. If you choose to sleep at the airport, make sure no one will kick you out via sleeping-airports.com. This website provides worldwide airport info (i.e., search for JFK

3 reminders for exhausted creatives

It’s 5.10 am, I am waiting for my coffee to brew in the hostel where I’am volunteering. One of my characters just woke me up, pulled my feet and said: “It’s time to work…come on! Everyone else is still asleep.” In 2016 I wrote a collection of poems that I

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