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The Money Experiment – It’s making me a bad person

(Once again, you’ll find my tapping experience in a comment below last week’s article.) This one is the logical, ruthless continuation of last week’s belief: If money is bad, having a lot of money will make me a bad person. … Continue reading

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The Money Experiment

Today, I’m starting an experiment. It’s from my own point of view, of course, but it’s also something that affects many, many authors. I know that it’ll be challenging, and sometimes, it might even be ugly. It’s also necessary. I’m … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – Written Yourself into a Corner?

You can land there even if you plot, but it happens especially during NaNo when people are typing fast and for the word count: You’re writing along happily, and suddenly you realize you’ve put your characters into a situation even … Continue reading

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How Family Rules Hurt your Bottom Line

Did you know that beliefs you probably learned as kid can influence your bottom line? No matter if you’re an writer, editor, entrepreneur or not – what you believe deep inside determines your way of life, including how much money … Continue reading

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Tapping for Pain

So many of my writing friends are chronically ill. Many are in pain. For some, that’s the reason they write. And even though I usually focus on mindset and how that influences success as author, physical pain is a big … Continue reading

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Tapping for Inspiration

I’ve said it several times: I’m a pantser, even if I have a good idea of the main structure of a story. But knowing a chapter is to be about a hunt, for example, doesn’t mean I know every detail … Continue reading

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Stuck in a Story?

It happens to every writer – we get stuck. The story either goes off track, we lose interest or we have written ourselves into a corner. No matter how it happens, the story loses us, and we lose the story. … Continue reading

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Not Good Enough

I’m not good enough. That’s what most of us feel, at one time or another. And of course, there is proof. We can always compare ourselves to those who are more successful, who sell more books or who earn more … Continue reading

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The True Danger of To-Do Lists

We all use to-do lists. And they are useful if handled well. But to-do lists can be utterly destructive. A large to-do list is simply fodder for overwhelm. One glance is enough to convince you that you’ll never be able … Continue reading

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Writers’ Block – A Safety Program

There are people who say that Writers’ Block is all in your mind. And they are right. But Writers’ Block is not something you can clear with your rational mind. Because it is actually something much deeper and much older. … Continue reading

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