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NaNoWriMo Special – Characters

Today is Day 10 of NaNoWriMo. That means you should be at ~16,000 words, and that is already pretty deep inside your story. In fact, you should be clearly beyond the introduction of your characters and stuff should be happening … Continue reading

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Saturday Writing Prompt

What have we here? Why would a heroine need a tree, a moon and a light bulb? Only you can tell that particular story. If you want to share the story that came out of this prompt, head on over … Continue reading

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Saturday Writing Prompt

Another mystery presented by the Story Cubes… Time for your imagination to soar! 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 … Continue reading

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The Success Experiment – Conclusion

For almost three months, we have been exploring beliefs, expectations and family system dynamics that could be blocking your success. And I believe there is huge value in using EFT to shift those beliefs that are blocking you. It is … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Damaged Poet

There’s that myth out there… about how writers need to experience deep personal pain and hardship in order to be able to write deep, moving stories, or become literary geniuses. That myth about the tortured mind and soul that can … Continue reading

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When Characters Misbehave

It started out so well. You created your world, you named your characters and you plotted the story. You were writing along happily. And then, the characters suddenly did something that you hadn’t planned. You’re staring at the words on … Continue reading

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Stop Chasing your Muse

Greek mythology knows nine muses. Each of them represents one of the arts, and quite a few are connected to writing. The concept of the muse, however, has generalized so that the muses are seen as the source of inspiration. … Continue reading

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The 3 Abilities Every Writer Must Develop

What makes a writer a writer? What abilities, traits or mindset help to set a writer apart from most other? And I’ve come up with three abilities or traits that I believe are fundamental for a successful writer. Here they … Continue reading

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The Power of Story Telling

Imagine … See yourself in a group of familiar people. As you sit around a camp fire, a rocky overhang protects your camp against the cool of the night. You are comfortably perched on a log. Slow talk wanders around … Continue reading

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The Movie Experience

I’m sure you’ve experienced this: When you watch a good, exciting movie you forget everything around you after a while, and you feel like you’re inside the world of the movie itself. You’re *there*. And sometimes, it happens with stories … Continue reading

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