May 11th every year is a special day for Swedes. They have dedicated this day to chocolate balls – “Chokladbollens Dag”. For one especially chocolate craving person, Alaine Handa, the search of making the best chokladbollar has almost become an obsession during the last five years. She has released her coffee table book dedicated to… Read More Chokladbollens Dag – a story on true passion for Swedish chocolate balls
WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN you discover that you’re writing the wrong memoir? Well, if you are Louise Ross, you make the decision to write the right book. In this case, it was going from writing her own memoir to instead writing a collective one that includes the tales of the women she met in… Read More Louise Ross, author of Women Who Walk on writing the right book
What was it that prompted you to write it? “Not long after moving to Portugal, I was hearing captivating personal stories from women in the international community, the caliber of which caused me to take stock of just how exciting and stimulating it was to be mingling with a group of worldly, educated, well-traveled and… Read More Louise Ross, author of Women Who Walk on Expat Focus
“I went to Les Roches hospitality management school in Switzerland for my postgraduate studies and loved being in the kitchen, as well as behind the bar. It was here that I started dreaming up crazy recipes for my favourite Swedish chokladbollar (chocolate balls), which I was already making every week for my friends! It took… Read More Alaine Handa Talks About Her Life, Dancing, Blogging and Her Passion for Swedish Chokladbollar
Making Here Home talks to Cath Brew, author of Living Elsewhere. How did you find the ‘writing’ process? And how long did it take you to write the book? It took a little over a year from the idea to publication. Initially I created a long list of typical expat scenarios and a guide of… Read More Q&A with Cath Brew, author of Living Elsewhere
“You need to read and write a lot,” she advises. “And to pitch and pitch. I have about three successes for every ten I send out and I try to pitch most days. Oh, and you need to think of yourself as a writer too.” Now that is dedication, motivation and being serious about what… Read More Jo Parfitt talks with Olga Mecking, freelance writer
Chris O’Shaughnessy, author of ‘Arrivals, Departures and the Adventures in Between‘ talks to Displaced Nation about his #TCK upbringing, his book and his plans for the future. The Interview | The Book
Author, Joanne Pasquale, talks to Sassy Mama about her family, her life in Singapore, homeschooling her son Jamie who has special needs, and about her first book. Read more…. Joanne’s book, A Positive Result, is out on Summertime Publishing very soon.