In my previous post, we talked about how a little system in a bullet journal has helped me to keep track on the characters in a book. Another detail I find important to keep track of is all the locations that are mentioned in the storyline, especially if I made up a name. These can … Continue reading Details and Timeline: BuJo for Writers No.2
Nothing embarrasses me more as a writer than when a reader says: Sean? Wasn't he called Shawn before? My books have tons of characters with descriptions, occupations, and traits. When it comes to secondary and tertiary characters, I have a lot more. No wonder Shawn became Sean a few chapters further. Recently, I learned about … Continue reading Characters: BuJo for Writers No.1
Receiving the printed final copy of your book has to be one of the most exciting experiences as a writer. My hands shake a bit from the emotion and the happiness of having my completed project in front of me. I treat it almost like a frail newborn, so precious. That is how I feel … Continue reading TIDES
The past year has been a period of intense learning and self-assessment. I realized that I can write stories, but self-publishing is another business. I love it. Producing my own books is the most enjoyable project I've taken. I get to plan, decide and perform every step, but as a rookie, I made many mistakes. … Continue reading Self-publishing and Me
Inspired by the people that help the less fortunate and expect nothing in return... Dammit! We are really starting to run low on supplies. Later on, I will have to do a run through the food banks to see what they can donate. "Alex? Are you here?" I hear my mom say from the kitchen. … Continue reading Valentine’s Kitchen
I'm still amazed at the fact that I have written so much in the past two years. It is almost as if all those stories were just waiting to come out of my head. Making the cover of each book has given me incredible pleasure as well.
I loved making this playlist. It is filled with fun and sweet music. I guess that my pick from this one has to be "Bake a Cake for You." I didn't even remember when I heard it for the first time, but it is the perfect one for Luke and his bakery adventures. He has … Continue reading Baking Mrs. Right: the Playlist