My Experiences At The Belgian YALFest 2018

YALFest, the Dutch Young Adult literary festival, is being organized for the third time in the Netherlands this year, but us Belgians got our own evening for the first time ever. While the Dutch version is a LOT bigger and has workshops, a small market and a cocktail party, our Belgian edition was like a…

How To Prepare For YALC

YALC, the Young Adult Literary Convention in London, is still four months away, but I’m already counting down the days (hell, I’ve been counting down to YALC 2018 about three days after YALC 2017 ended). This will be the fourth time I’m going to YALC and yes I’m still as excited as I can possibly be. After…

7 Reasons Why You Should Go To YALC 2018

Last year I went to YALC (the Young Adult Literary Convention) in London for the third year in a row and I’ve already bought my ticket for YALC 2018 back in December for my fourth visit. So yeah, you can say I like it there. The con is still months away, and I’m sure you…

Waanders in de Broeren, the most beautiful bookstore in Europe

So after Boekhandel Dominicanen, I discovered another church-turned-bookstore in the Netherlands, Waanders In de Broeren. This one is an almost three-hour drive away so it wasn’t as easy to visit as the first one. Luckily I found the perfect excuse to visit it back in 2014 (I was almost in the area for something else), and since…

9 Tips For Surviving YALC

This year I’m going to the Young Adult Literary Convention (YALC) in London for the third year in a row. *does obnoxious dance* I was alone on my last two trips, but this year I’ve been able to find me some friends (I don’t know where they came from either). They are visiting YALC for the first…