20 experiences for writing

Iโ€™ve been reading a lot of lists on how to become a good writer. And Iโ€™ve been thinking: To be a good writer you have to read. Sure. This is a given. You read to listen to the way other people tell their stories; to be inspired. But thatโ€™s not where youโ€™re going to find more »

Dealing with Death

On the 30th of March this year, my grandfather told us he had arrived back from the hospital with a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. On the 18th of June, as I was sleeping on a mattress in my grandparents’ lounge, he walked up to the pearly white gates of heaven’s door and was gone. The more »