Category Archives: Mindset

Why Authors have Superpowers

That’s big, isn’t it? It’s stuff for superheroes, right? But what if you and me could save the world, making it better one little step at a time? Maybe by simple things: Being kind and caring. Lending a hand. Being … Continue reading

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Why you should get Time-Outs

As you probably noticed, I took time out in the last two weeks. I visited family and friends, went on hikes, enjoyed nature, new views, interesting food and lots of conversations. And I renewed my mind, body and soul. Truth … Continue reading

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Why?

I mean, why do we do these things? And I’m not talking about the day job, housework, cleaning, taking out the trash or doing taxes. No, I mean, why do we do these writing things? Creative things? Of course, the … Continue reading

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EFT for Authors – I don’t WANNA!

This week, I got hit with that kind of rebellion. Feeling like a toddler, screaming with resistance, stamping my feet, hitting the floor with my fists kind of rebellion. Childish. Annoying. And real. Do you know that feeling? If you … Continue reading

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EFT for Authors – I’m stuck!

Now, this happens to me fairly regularly. I sit down to continue a story, start a new chapter or a new scene – and bam. Stuck. Can’t think of a way to segue into the new part, can’t think of … Continue reading

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EFT for Authors – Where to Begin?

That does seem a bit of a silly question, right? Of course, a story starts at the beginning. Where else would it start? But where exactly is that? Is it at “Adam and Eve”? Or at “Let there be Light”? … Continue reading

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EFT for Authors – Beginner’s Block

It’s never easy to begin something new. Which is also very true for authors setting out to write their first story or novel. Many simply don’t know how. But they put pressure on themselves, trying to come up with the … Continue reading

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EFT for Authors – Waiting for the Muse

I know quite a number of authors who wait for inspiration. Who wait for the muse to kiss them. Who are waiting for the one flash of genius that will inspire them to write this century’s next great novel. (Yes, … Continue reading

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EFT for Authors – I Hate Marketing!

Sadly, books don’t sell themselves. I know. I know. They really should. A good book should find its audience easily, it should impress readers and make them rave about it. And send them scurrying to buy more books by you, … Continue reading

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EFT for Authors – Not Original Enough

I’m seeing this time and again. It crops up in author forums, in FB groups, even in some writing advice books. And I can see it driving authors to despair. My story isn’t original enough! It’s basically an expression of … Continue reading

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