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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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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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Transform the Comparing Thought Pattern

Last week, I talked about three destructive thought patterns that we – and especially we writers – need to stop and shift into different, supportive patterns. Today, we’ll look more closely at the first of those: Comparing I say “comparing” … Continue reading

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The Three Worst Damaging Thought Patterns

We’re all human. And as humans, we create and learn certain behaviours, habits and ways of thinking while we are young, and we keep doing these things as adults. However, some of those ways of thinking are prone to make … Continue reading

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Xyz is better than me

As writers, we compare ourselves to other writers. How much do they write? How well do they write? What’s their Amazon sales rank? And of course, there is always someone who is doing better, who is writing more and who … Continue reading

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