The Rejection Letter

Last year I sent a short story to a publisher, applying for their short story collection for debut authors. It was a long wait of many months before the dreaded rejection letter (or rather rejection e-mail) arrived in my inbox a little over a week ago. They did get over 400 stories in and there's... Continue Reading →


You Are What You Love, Not Who Loves You!

Back in the day, when I was a kid, I had so many plans for my future. I had plans to be exactly where I wanted to be by the time I was 25, and I would not even think about starting a family before that had happened. Needless to say, things didn't really go... Continue Reading →

Went Back to Refuel!

The past weekend I went back to my hometown to visit my family, and to celebrate my birthday. As soon as we got on the bus, I could feel myself relax a bit more and being able to let go of a lot of the tension I've been struggling with the last couple of weeks.... Continue Reading →


I was thinking about chapters…

When I look back on my life I see it as many different chapters. Some I remember with a smile on my face and others not so much. There's been struggle, laughter, pain and smiles. This does not make me unique, it makes me human. But everyone has their own unique collection of chapters. The... Continue Reading →


I was thinking about childish things..

There is something so utterly magical about how the minds of children work. And being one of them who's (hopefully) going to be a child at heart for the rest of my days I find it particularly sad whenever I meet someone who doesn't remember what it was like to be a child. To play... Continue Reading →


Motivation in Poetry

I consider myself quite the positive person, but as I have mentioned in other posts; It can be hard to be positive in a negative world. Some days I need a cup of extra motivation. I find this motivation in poetry, literature and art in general. I find it in smiles, friends and kind words.... Continue Reading →


Needless Worries!

There are so many things that we choose to worry about that are in so many ways meaningless. Yes! I wrote choose, not because I think that we want to worry about these things, but because our mindset isn’t right. We tend to focus on the problems that life can bring instead of all the... Continue Reading →


Sharing My Addiction As many of you already know I am addicted to anything motivational. Motivational videos, quotes, books, you name it! I share a lot of these here with you guys and of course on my Facebook page! Thank you guys for being another inspiration and motivation for my writing and so many other things in... Continue Reading →


Quotes geek!

If you asked someone who knows me what kind of geek I am, I think that some of them would have no problem making a pretty long list. One of the things I geek over is great quotes! If you follow me on Instagram (featherpen) you'll see them popping up quite often. Here are a... Continue Reading →


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