Dear Reader, They say 7 is a magic number. Since this is my 7th novel, released on November 7th, and it took 7 months to write, I tend to agree. During this time I was engrossed in the journey of my heroine, in the glamorous Hollywood life, where the general motto is "live fast, … Continue reading Happy release day, CELEBRITY!
Since 2007, the European Union has marked October 18th as the EU Anti-Trafficking Day, and adopted the motto TOGETHER AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN HUMAN BEINGS. Many of us go through life without ever being confronted with this matter, mostly because we choose to hide from the horrors of life, such as sexual and labor exploitation, also … Continue reading TOGETHER AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN HUMAN BEINGS
Happy Monday, everyone! I hope you're rested after the weekend, and since Halloween is getting close, I thought I'd start your week and mine with a bit of creepy entertainment. And a 99 cents offer of my suspense/gothic romance, THE DIARY. I don't know how many of you have heard of Countess Erzsébet Báthory, so … Continue reading THE DIARY—between legends and facts
Hello from sunny Timișoara! Those of you who follow me know that six months ago my husband and I moved into another beautiful city. Timișoara is one of the most stunning cities in Romania, and has been appointed the European Capital of Culture in 2021. Old aristocratic buildings dating from three hundred years and more … Continue reading They label you no matter what
Howdy, everyone! Sorry I’ve been MIA for a while, but I’m working on several projects at a time. I must say, trying to build a bilingual career on two continents is unexpectedly exhausting, and the rewards are slow to come! Anyway, the idea for today’s post came to me – as most brainstorms do – … Continue reading Funniest love declarations in books
1.What was the last thing you put in your mouth? A: Liqueur chocolates. 2. Where was your profile picture taken? A: In Brasov, during our holiday in July. 3. Do you play Pokemon GO? A: NO! 4. Name someone who made you laugh today. A: Same person who makes me laugh a hundred times a … Continue reading 30 Pieces of Honesty
Hi guys! Sorry I've been MIA for quite a long time, but it's been a busy summer. Between a fabulous Transylvanian vacation, releasing a new book and writing another, my days have pretty much raced past me. Today however I stumbled over a fun challenge on Facebook, and decided to take it. It's called Let's … Continue reading Saturday night fun
I’ve always heard that, ironically, writers read very little because of the lack of time. Well, I’m proud to be the exception to this rule. While it’s true I don’t have much time to read, I listen to audio books most of the day, and my Mp3 Player is always handy. Thanks to my husband … Continue reading Three reasons why you should read
The idea for this post came to me just minutes ago, when I was working on my new book. Well, actually I realized I was eating, writing a sentence, then eating some more. That’s when it occurred to me that, in my case at least, creativity is directly connected with food. Believe it or not, … Continue reading Mindless eating? Hell, no! FOOD FOR THOUGHT.
Ever since I started my writing career I have been hearing things like "E-books are not real books", or "I prefer having a paperback in my bookshelf than a Kindle full of E-books". On the other hand, electronic materials are much more accessible, being easy to read even on a phone. This dilemma of electronic … Continue reading My precious!