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There was a time where I read ten to fifteen books in three weeks time, but since I started writing more (and working more for school), that has toned down. I've been writing almost as long as I've been reading, but mostly in my mother tongue, Dutch, and also mostly short stories. However, on my Wattpad profile, I do have a book with lighthearted short stories in English that are all LGBT+ themed, where I try to write things that are more realistic than what I often see online. At the moment, I have no ambition to ever publish in English.

Favorite Books

A brief history of humankind (Harari), Dante and Aristotle discover the secrets of the universe, The inexplicable logic of my life, Metamorphoses (Ovidius), Iliad, Odyssey (Homeros), The book thief, Uprooted, Spinning silver, a few stories by Dutch/Belgian authors that hardly anyone knows, ...

Favorite Quotes

Hominis est enim affici dolore, sentire, resistere tamen et solacia admittere, non solaciis non egere. ~ Plinius Minor, 'Epistulae 8, 16'
οὔτοι συνέχθειν, ἀλλὰ συμφιλεῖν ἔφυν. ~ Sophokles, 'Antigone'

Favorite Genres

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