A grey kitty cat hiding behind some branches

On Being Torn Apart

by Esther on 25 juni 2011

When I was about 8 years old, we lived next to a family with two younger boys and a black-and-white cat. I didn’t play much with any of the three – I preferred to be alone anyway. Until one particular day, which I remember well. That summer day, their unfortunate cat was attacked by a […]


The logo for the Love Drop charity. Donate a dollar, change a life!

Love Drop Series: Keith Aubin’s Legacy

by Esther on 13 juni 2011

Are you new to the Love Drop series on IdentiTales? Start with the first tale on the Stalnaker family. In June 2011, the guys at Love Drop come together for the Aubin family. Sheila and her three children Chad, Jared and Danielle are mourning the loss of their husband and father Keith, who passed away […]


A stick figure, proving that I'm a creative writer and not a painter

Creativity Served Three Ways

by Esther on 27 mei 2011

For a long time, I thought the concept of creativity was all about graphic skills. You know those people who sketch, draw or paint mind-blowing pictures? Now they are creative. Since I can barely draw a stick figure, I didn’t consider myself a creative person. Until I learned there’s more to creativity than being graphically […]


This is the first tale in the new Love Drop series here at IdentiTales. Love Drop is a great initiative of two American guys, Nate and J$, who come together to help one needy family each month and truly make a difference in their lives. They are steadily building a community of caring souls who […]


Anyone can write some words down and publish them on the internet. It’s not that difficult. But if you want to make a difference, you’ll need to take it one step further. Having started IdentiTales has quickly taught me there are three personality traits that come in very handy if you want to make a […]


In the translation business, a rate of $0.02 per word is generally considered ridiculous. After starting my writing and translating company in January 2010, I quickly discovered it’s just impossible to run such a business for a word price below $0.10. Me and my fellow translators often get wound up over agencies or companies that […]