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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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Why you must be Curious

Many people think that being a writer means sitting in a room and typing away all day on their own. And that’s very often true. When we write, we go into a special space within us, where our characters and … 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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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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The Power of the Timer

As a writer, you should use a timer, especially on those days when you do not feel inspired. Because that timer can make you write anyway. How does that work? The timer is simply a tool that makes you focus … Continue reading

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What if I Just Can’t Write?

So, you’re ready to write every day. That’s your goal. You made that decision. Awesome! But the minute you sit down, your brain scatters. You may think of the chores for today, you may wonder what to cook for dinner … Continue reading

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How to Write When you don’t have Time

Today’s post is a guest blog from Charlotte Duzong, one of my close friends and an amazing business woman. She is an expert in using time efficiently. But I’d better let her speak herself: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Thank you, Frauke, for inviting … Continue reading

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Why Creativity Matters

Very often, we “only” use our creativity in hobbies. Writing, painting, crafting … that’s where we can let lose and stop “functioning”. The rest of the day we simply do things because they have to get done, and maybe the … Continue reading

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