Jacqx’s articles include the writing journey of her debut novel, All That Glitters Is Not Gold; her short stories, stage plays and book and film reviews based on true stories.
Writing my debut novel – All That Glitters Isn’t Gold
Who are you? Who do people think you are? What legacy do you want to leave behind? These are questions worthy to be asked for you to leave a footprint of your existence on this earth. Your life matters, whether you realise it or not. There are many people who are curious to know more about you. Whether it’s your family, friends or strangers. You have stories, skills and knowledge stored within you that are valuable. Isn’t it time you passed them on?
When Mindla Levin and Kubush Horowitz first met, they were instantly attracted. Mindla worked in a leather factory and Kubush was a clown in the Circus Staniewski. Mindla’s father disapproved of Kubush, saying: “A clown is not a husband… nothing good comes from a clown.” That clown saved their lives.
There’s hell on earth…where atrocities are committed everyday, where life has no value, where mercy and compassion do not exist; where fear reigns and survival depends on the dialect you speak; the ethnic group you belong to. Helena reveals the trauma of escaping genocide.