Category Archives: Musings

Musings – Meeting People

We writers are a solitary bunch. And that’s normal. I even suspect that most writers are HSPs, and that means we need rest and silence and quiet time on our own. What better way to spend that time than writing … Continue reading

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Spoon Theory

You may have seen people saying things on social media like: “I ran out of spoons.” or “Sending you extra spoons.” And maybe you thought that this sounds strange and like some insider joke. Actually, it isn’t a joke. In … Continue reading

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HSP

HSP stands for Highly Sensitive Person, a term coined by Elaine N. Aron in 1996 (that’s the cover of her book over there). And at the core, it simply means we have a highly sensitive nervous system, compared to “normal” … Continue reading

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My Bed is my Castle

Today, I spent a lot of time in bed. Yep, that lazy. Except I had a good reason. I’ve been fighting a nasty, lingering cold. And I was still frazzled from a week with many demands and actions. And I … Continue reading

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The Thing about Energy

Yesterday, I had no energy left to do more than think of blogging, and then disregarding the idea. Because it was a really busy day. Now, you could argue that every day is a busy day for authors, and you’d … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts About Magic

As you know, I write fantasy. Which, of course, often contains magic. (Yes, there is magic in The Cloud Lands Saga. It’s just not very obvious.) And I have argued often with other writers who insisted that I had to … Continue reading

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Musings on Birds

It is pretty much accepted nowadays that birds evolved from a branch of dinosaurs. And that most dinosaurs had feathers. And that some of them were quite intelligent. Personally, I think it’s fascinating. You see, my family used to have … Continue reading

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The Aware Author – Noise

You may know by now that I walk to work. And in fact, I walk along a four-lane street, for about 2km. It’s safe, there is a perfectly good sidewalk that many people use, as well as a bike path. … Continue reading

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What to Write?

It’s always a bit of a decision to choose what to write next. Because while we want to tell stories that are fun to write, we authors also want our stories to be read and enjoyed – and even to … Continue reading

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The Aware Author – People

Today, I walked through town, in brilliant weather. The first warm and beautiful Sunday morning. And I observed people. I love doing that. I always learn more that I can use for my stories or characters. And I always give … Continue reading

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