Achieving Happiness

A while ago, my step-father looked at my husband and I with an envious eye and pronounced the words that still resonate in my mind: “Guys, I like you, but let’s be honest; you have nothing. Literally nothing. Always broke, always starving, always on the verge of bankruptcy. Yet, you are happy. Profoundly content with […]

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How to Slay Emotional Vampires… and Embrace 2023!

There it is. A new year. Yay. After everything that happened in the world during 2020, 2021, and 2022 (I still can’t believe it’s been THIS long…), let’s be honest; when the clock struck twelve, I looked weirdly like this: Joking aside, the transition from a year to the following, often synonym of reflection, is […]

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Porcelaine Cover Reveal Party

This month, something AMAZING happened… To celebrate my upcoming debut novel, Porcelaine, my wonderful husband surprised me by holding a Horror themed Cover Reveal Party! I still can’t believe how great and emotional it was… Some of our closest friends and family members attended and… boy! Did I cry! Sure, we’re French, so throwing parties […]

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Writing a Horror Novel: Expectations vs Reality

I sometimes get the one question that amuses me the most: – Hey! Agnès, tell me, how is it to be a horror writer? – You mean, a fiction writer? – Nuh-uh! I mean a HORROR writer! – Well, like any other writer, no matter the genre, I work a lot, stress about deadlines, have […]

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Teaching Modern Bibliotherapy Online: A Dream Come True

I’m so proud to announce that I am officially launching my Modern Bibliotherapy online training! But, before going any further, what is Modern Bibliotherapy? Modern bibliotherapy is a form of arts therapy in which the practitioner, commonly called a bibliotherapist, prescribes a reading during a therapeutic interview. This book, carefully chosen according to different criteria […]

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Some Resolutions to Support my Writing Career

As is well known to all, a new year is synonymous with “resolutions”; according to tradition, I like to write them, and I also like to break them…!   So, here is the list of the 5 resolutions that I aspire to follow this year: 1. Update my Instagram page every day for a year […]

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Le Manoir Opens its Doors!

What a joy to be able to tell you that one of my dearest dreams has come true: I launched my own discussion forum! Le Manoir’s true purpose The avowed goal was to create a peaceful place in which it’d be possible for us to meet and discuss literature, arts, science, video games, in short […]

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10 Weird Facts About Me

What a funny week! My husband is celebrating his 26th birthday today (yay!) and we spent last night chatting about the reasons we fell in love with each other. I suddenly understood this basic truth: we love people for their qualities but we adore them for their flaws (and my husband’s tolerance threshold is breaking […]

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My Commitments: The Quill in the Service of the Victims

The committed writer knows that words are action. He knows that to reveal is to change and one can reveal only by planning to change. He has given up the impossible dream of giving an impartial picture of Society and the human condition. Jean-Paul Sartre, Qu’est-ce que la littérature ?   Due to my personal […]

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My Debut Novel

It is with great emotion that I take up my pen today to share an exceptional moment… For the first time, I can say: I did it. My debut novel is finished. It’s Wednesday, October 13, 2021, and I’m finally what I’ve always dreamed of being: an author. Edited over and over again, the different […]

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Musically Yours

A somewhat peculiar article since it will not deal with writing, but with another artistic form: music! Before being a writer, I’m a musician; besides, isn’t literature music?   However, I have a special relationship with this art, halfway between love and hate; I had to carry out a real work of introspection to approach […]

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Blog Introduction

It is with undisguised emotion that I begin this new chapter in my life. I have never been one of those who confide; I prefer to be silent, to listen… and to write. To write, before anything else.   Therefore, this blog will be the starting point for my literary research and online adventure as […]

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