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I'm a writer and coach. I love helping writers be more creative, more productive and more profitable. With EFT, life gets easier. Blocks can fall away. Limiting beliefs just shift. You can build your dream life. Let me help you do this.

Family System Dynamics for Writers

This post (and the series it belongs to) is about family systems and how they affect you as a writer. The way I see it, knowing about family systems and their dynamics will help you be more successful by explaining … Continue reading

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Perfectionism – the Archenemy of the Creative

Now, there are times when it is useful to strive for perfectionism. Doing taxes or bookkeeping, for example. Or installing electrical wires. But those are not creative endeavors. These are tasks where you must get it right. And getting it … Continue reading

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Author Superpowers: Imagination

Again, this is not really a surprise. I mean, we story tellers need some imagination to create characters, settings and an interesting plot line, right? But there’s more to that than meets the eye. Take Star Trek, for example. Look … Continue reading

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Author Superpowers: Teaching

Duh, every non-fiction author aims to teach, right? Sure. But how about the fiction authors? The ones who tell stories about dragons or knights, rocket ships or romance? Well, we fiction authors are also teachers. We can teach facts that … Continue reading

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Author Superpowers: Entertaining

Duh. Of course do authors entertain. That’s almost too dumb to write out. But is it? All of us need to step away from reality at times. We want to escape from daily pressures, stress, or even just from the … Continue reading

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Author Central – Author Rank and Personal Growth

The next menu point in Author Central (link) is the Sales Info. Below that, you’ll find NPD Book Scan Sales Rank Author Rank Now, before I explain in detail what that means and how seriously you should take it, I … Continue reading

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Author Central and Imposter Syndrome

Author Central is an interface you can access and set up on Amazon once you have published your first book through KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing). There are plenty of reasons why you should do that. You’ll get your own Author … Continue reading

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Tapping and Setting Up that First Amazon Ad

Yesterday, I set up my first two Amazon ads ever. It was surprisingly easy, once I got the advertising interface to work – it was an Amazon glitch, so I don’t expect you to run into that problem. I followed … Continue reading

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Amazon Ads – My Keywords

Today, I’m documenting my keywords for my first Amazon Ad, for my book “Dragon Prey” (Hannah Steenbock is my pen name.) Gathering them was quite a chore, because I was a bit picky. You see, keywords are supposed to drive … Continue reading

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What are Also-Boughts, and why do you need them for Amazon Ads?

Also-boughts are the recommendations Amazon gives you when browsing (almost) any product. They are generated from their sales database and try to match your preferences. The full text is basically: Customers who bought this (whatever you’re looking at) also bought … Continue reading

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