Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Success Experiment – No Fame!

Another family rule that might completely block your success as author is one about how visible we may be in society. Because visibility can be dangerous. Right now, we can see societies, where being different and visible is quite dangerous. … Continue reading

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Saturday Writing Prompt

Three simple things… but what if they could tell a story? If you want to share the story that came out of this prompt, head on over to my Facebook Group. You’ll find even more inspiration, and lots of support … Continue reading

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The Success Experiment – No books!

Every family has rules about what its members can do. Let’s imagine Lee. Traditionally, the men in his family have been carpenters, bricklayers or other kinds of craft people. There is an unspoken rule in his family that this kind … Continue reading

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Saturday Writing Prompt

Have fun with this image – how could these things work together in a story? If you want to share the story that came out of this prompt, head on over to my Facebook Group. You’ll find more inspiration and … Continue reading

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The Success Experiment – Successful Outcast

Family system dynamics play a very important role for our success, as well. That’s because each individual family system has rules of its own. Rules that define who may be a member of the family, and who may not. How … Continue reading

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Saturday Writing Prompt

Here’s a simple image to get your mind working. If you want to share the story that came out of this prompt, head on over to my Facebook Group: The Write Mindset  

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The Success Experiment – They Have a Secret

When we look at successful authors like Hugh Howey, Andy Weir or H.M. Ward, their rise to fame often seems unbelievable. They seem to come out of nowhere, and sell thousands or even millions of books. And they usually say … Continue reading

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The Success Experiment – The Expert Trap

I believe that all writers eventually hear this bit of advice: Write what you know. Unfortunately, it makes many of us believe that we have to become experts on something even before writing a story. Science fiction authors should be … Continue reading

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