How To Fix A Broken Heart?

To dance is to tell a story without words. To write is to make words dance on a page. To be a dancing writer is to be cursed by the impossible.


in 30 seconds

I gave myself the challenge to describe this blog in 30 seconds. Here is what I came up with.

in 30 seconds

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Funky Bumper Sticker Giveaway (closed)

One lucky winner will receive this funky custom made bumper sticker. This giveaway is international.  Enter by clicking on this link or by clicking on this image. This giveaway is now closed but you can find out about future giveaways by signing up to my mailing list here. You will receive a free ebook as a […]


Pink Tea Cup

The Pink Tea Cup 5

To celebrate finishing a novel, I pour myself coffee in a fancy shmancy pink tea cup. But wait? Where is this sadness coming from?


How not to speak Spanish

Speaking Spanish when you don’t really speak Spanish can lead to all sorts of trouble. Here is a cautionary tale.


Books About Iraq- Escape from Baghdad

Books About Iraq

A recommended list of books about Iraq that depicts life from the Iraqi side for a touch of balance.


Fun Bumper Sticker Giveaway (closed)

Last month I asked people to vote on their favorite bumper sticker design here.  Thank you to everybody to participated. There was a clear winner:”Home is where the car is parked.”  I had it printed.  Finally the bumper stickers arrived by mail. And yes! I did stick one on my […]

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Car Books : Bette Davis Club

Car Books

Where I dive into the world of novels that feature a car as a major plot line and emerge with a list of favorite car books


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Cool Bumper Stickers 1

Vote on your favorite among a list of cool bumper stickers ideas to help me choose which one to hand out as a giveaway in the future.


Heart Break City Map

Heartbreak Coloring Page

A drive through the emotional landscape of a heartbreak city. Download this heartbreak coloring Page. Print it. Color it in.


Book Giveaway : Martin John by Anakana Schofield (closed)

When I read the Louis C.K.story in the news, I immediately thought of this novel. It tells the story of a public masturbator and the warped reality that lives in his head. The style of the novel is unique. Dark and twisted, the story reveals reality from a perspective that […]


Giveaway: Timeskipper by Stefano Benni (closed)

Timeskipper by Stefano Benni is many layers of fantastic. The author invents words and uses them consistently through out the book. For example, cigarettes are cancer sticks. Wild humor, a touch of magic, so many memorable characters. Like a vibrant intricate embroidery, it’s one of those novels you can get […]


The Dilemma

While writing Spoonful Chronicles, I found inspiration in making recipe videos that went along with what I was writing. Now that I am writing a novel inspired by traffic, I find it hard to figure out what type of videos to make that goes along with it. I tried to […]


Facebook refugee in search of a new digital homeland 2

My take on current social media landscape is this: I don’t trust facebook. I don’t trust google. I don’t trust twitter. I have been betrayed by popular platforms several years ago with the revelation that they are used for surveillance. The writing was on the wall. When I pay nothing […]


Donut Earrings Giveaway (closed) 1

”Mmmmmmm! Donuts!” — said Homer Simpson and almost everybody else. The problem with donuts is that there are so many different kinds. Fosted, boston creme, clazed, cruller, chocolate flavored or with sprinkles. Just writing these words is putting a smile on my face. Which kind is your favorite? Let me […]