Hi! I’m Sofie, a Belgium based writer who is trying to turn her teenage story ideas into a fully functioning historical fantasy series. Apart from that, I love to talk fiction, rant about gender issues, play a game… Courtesy of one of my characters, I’m also a very, very beginner fiddle player.

Ikigai for artists

When I first read ‘Ikigai’ by Héctor García and Frances Miralles, we had just entered the first period of lock-down after the pandemic reached Belgium. I had also just finished writing the last story of the Mesmer series, and frankly, I was still very much in the ‘what now’ stage of ending that particular part […]

Pumpkin Spice Latte, With Love

In the spirit of fairness and equal treatment of characters, and also because this is the blog of a writer, I feel like I should mention that I have written another book. By accident. I was having a case of severe editing blues combined with a global pandemic and while I tried several stay at […]

Gendered Faucets?

This morning our four year old son turned up in a pink sweater with glittery letters. Word has it that, while I was having a sleep-in like a properly improper mom, my spouse pulled the sweater out of the back of our son’s closet and had a short father-kid conversation about how ‘people who laugh […]