Category Archives: Mindset

Early Blog Break – Back in January

On this blog, I often talk about self-care. Because self-care is really important, especially if we dream of living our dream life – spending all our time writing and pushing with the next deadline or the next release. And now … Continue reading

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Three Steps to Silence the Inner Critic

That Inner Critic can be a truly destructive voice in the heads of creative people. I know. I write, too. The Inner Critic kills creativity. It extinguishes that inner spark which makes us write or create art. It makes us … Continue reading

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Release Stress and Sleep Well

We writers often stress about things. Deadlines. New releases. Reviews. Dropping sales, and Kindle Unlimited… And sometimes, that means we can’t sleep at night. Or that sleep isn’t restful. Or – and this just happened to me – your dentist … Continue reading

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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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