An update on my upcoming stories. After taking a summer break, I am very excited to share a little more about the stories I have in the pipeline for you. There is one story in particular that I’m quite excited about. It is a story longer than I have written for a while and one … More Blog: New Stories Incoming!
A blog post on how my summer unintentionally became devoid of writing Summer has always been a challenge for me. Not just because the high temperatures tend to disagree with my body, but also because seeing people go on far away holidays or even a nearby beach or festival while my body and mind keep … More Blog: My (Non-)Writing Summer
A blog post on climate change and on why I wrote ‘Cressida the Witch’ I wanted to expand this blog by writing about the stories I have written so far and my personal meaning behind them. Not everyone likes to know what the writer intended when they read stories though. A reader might prefer to … More How Children Shape Our Planet
Before you start writing, it can sometimes be difficult to estimate how long a story will turn out to be. Especially as someone focusing on writing short stories, keeping it in fact short can be a challenge for me as I tend to write, for lack of a better word, longwinded. That sentence is in … More The Challenge of Story Length
When I started writing my own stories, I struggled with finding the right process for me. I was looking for one that would inspire me to keep writing and also keep me productive, but I had a hard time finding it. At first, I just started writing whenever I had a vague idea and I’d … More Frustrations of Finding the Right Writing Process
I thought I would continue last week’s post with a ‘How to…’ series and write about what I have learned about writing these past ten years. So how to start writing? The answer might sound simple: by beginning! But the road to actually doing that can be bumpy and difficult. We Dutchies have a saying: … More How to Start Writing
I have pondered this very question often and for long periods of time these last couple of years. How do you fulfill a dream when your body can’t do the thing you want or need it to do for that dream to come true? How do you become a writer when fatigue often keeps you … More How to Be a Writer with a Chronic Illness
‘Is that your real last name?’ I was rather amused when I got that question the first time. They were onto something though. No, London is not my actual last name. Sandra is very much my first though. The reason for changing it up? Well, I have an extremely Dutch last name and I felt … More Blog: ‘Sandra London, contemporary fantasy and sci-fi writer’