Meet our authors

These are the business owners that dove into the deep and started writing with UPTURN. Check them out, reach out to them. 

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Adric Walter

Born and raised on paradise island Curaçao in the Dutch Caribbean, Adric Walter began computer programming at age eleven. What started as a hobby became

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Habiba Amzil

Habiba Amzil was born in Morocco in 1972. She lived with her grandparents, mother, brother and sister. Habiba’s grandmother had a special role to play

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Corinne Van Ravels

Corinne wants to make lives succeed. But how do you make life succeed, and what is success? Thinking things through, trying your best, and carrying

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Vanessa Gevers

Vanessa is known for her thirst for knowledge and practical implementation. Looking back, every step in her life was clearly preparing her for the next.

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Darryl Hoefdraad

“The color that appeals to you most represents what you strive to do in life.” From an early age the color blue appealed to me

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Peter Stehouwer

Uncertainty and a lack of self-confidence dominated Peter’s life from childhood. He felt the most comfortable being in the background. For the most part of

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Jannie Van Den Boogaard

Jannie follows the calling of her heart and it’s proving to be an amazing journey. From visiting world conventions for fiction projects to top-level business

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Henna Charry

Henna’s dream was always to become a dancer. Even after a dance academy rejected her she decided that no matter what, she had to dance.

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Marieke Frankema

Creative multitasker Marieke Frankema does everything she loves. She’s a dancer, singer, (voice) actress, writer, speaker, coach and entrepreneur, besides being a mother and wife.

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Justine Kluen

As her mother would say, Justine was a restless,jumpy child who couldn’t sit still. Her parents tackled that by introducing her to the cello when

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Debby Jaenicke

Debby Jaenicke was born and raised in Holland.Growing up with a very young single mother wasn’t always easy. From an early age she had to

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Natasa Sirnik

Natasa started as a civil engineer, working as a researcher at the Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering in Ljubljana, Slovenia, where she specialized in

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Rob Aalders

Born in Port Said, Egypt, Rob is the son of a Dutch diplomat. His father worked as a communications officer with the United Nations Emergency

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