Is it the lines you write? The books you author? The readers you gain? The books you sell? Is it the hours of solitude you devote to your craft? Is it your sensitivity and keen sense of observation? Your rich imagination? Your daydreams and your fantasies? Your playful desire to rewrite reality, to make it … Continue reading What Makes a Writer a Writer
Over the weekend, I had the chance to stay in an enchanting apartment. It’s one of the perks of being a writer, you know—you look for inspiration in beautiful places... PS: Can you guess which hat is mine? PPS: Should you ever travel to Bucharest, let me know and I'll help you find this wonderful … Continue reading The Most Beautiful Apartment in Bucharest?
Velvet quiet, wise lamps, lakes like oil spills, statues that wink behind you, and the soft flutter of sleepless birds... What's there not to like about a midnight park? And then you have the occasional oddball… Such as the Frenchwoman who was talking to herself and gesticulating fiercely on lone alleys, and then turned away … Continue reading Midnight Park