Category Archives: General

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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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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Yes, You Can Write

This is a very, very basic issue, especially for writers but also for all creatives. Because very often, deep inside, we believe we can’t. It doesn’t even have to show or be obvious. But creativity doesn’t exactly get encouraged in … Continue reading

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Growing Pains

We all know the growing pains kids feel when their bones grow. But there’s a different kind of growing pain that has to do with personal growth. Personal growth very basically means learning stuff and doing stuff that’s new. And … Continue reading

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When Sh* Happens

… we tend to go into panic mode first. Unless there’s First Aid to do, of course, and then we panic after. Ah, never mind. Back to the original thought: Our first response to sudden shock and stress is programmed … Continue reading

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Heat Wave Break

Apologies, my friends. Germany is experiencing a record-breaking heat wave. In a country where air conditioning is rare, having days and weeks of temperatures over 30°C is a tad… exhausting. Now, I’m lucky that I live on the northern edge … Continue reading

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EFT for Authors – That First Sentence

We tend to overburden that first sentence with an extraordinary amount of tasks. It’s supposed to draw in the reader. It’s supposed to be original, special and unmistakable. It’s supposed to represent the genre, type and atmosphere of the story. … Continue reading

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Permission for EFT to Work

If you’ve watched all those videos from the last few weeks, I really hope you’re trying out EFT tapping and throwing it at any little trouble life is giving you. Chances are, however, that it’s not working all the time. … Continue reading

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How to Find your Focus Quickly

Yesterday, when I had to set up my German blog post, I ran into a problem you might be familiar with: I had been immersed in writing a story. I had also read a story which utterly captured my heart. … Continue reading

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The Best Words for Tapping – The Tapping Round

Now you know how to create set-up phrases, and you know what points to tap on, which means it is time for the final bit of information you need to get result with EFT tapping: What to say in the … Continue reading

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