A question for authors

Over the spring and summer this year, I read quite a few books. Most of them brilliant, I have decided that if I get too bored I don’t continue right away. I still give the book a second chance later on, because sometimes it’s not the book but my mindset, the weather, distractions or not being keen on the genre or style at a given moment. I read in my three languages from traditional as well as self-published authors, and I stumbled across mistakes of all nature. Continue reading “A question for authors”

All is quiet

All is quiet. The noise of the day has finally ceased. The house is no longer shaking from the demolition hammers and drills used need door. The kids are sleeping. A sniffle and a snore can be heard from time to time. My ears concentrate on a lovely sound. The ticking of a mechanical pocket watch. It seems alive. The other day we hung it … Continue reading All is quiet