Category Archives: story telling

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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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 – Introduction

Some of you already know that I don’t just do EFT, I also write books. Book full of adventure, with dragons, unicorns or even whales. I love creating worlds. I do so under a pen name, however. Now, writing is … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo anyone?

If you have writing friends, you may have heard a fairly mysterious word in recent weeks. You may have heard about preparing for it, dreaming about it and fretting about it. NaNo. No, it’s not about the unit of measurement … Continue reading

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Tapping for Inspiration

I’ve said it several times: I’m a pantser, even if I have a good idea of the main structure of a story. But knowing a chapter is to be about a hunt, for example, doesn’t mean I know every detail … Continue reading

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That Dreadful Blank Page

There’s that blank page. Or the empty file. That thing you want to, have to, are supposed to turn into a story. And you have no idea how to begin. Your mind goes blank, all that old doubt comes creeping … Continue reading

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Argh! That Review!

It happens to every author. That review where you feel massively misunderstood. That review which makes you feel unappreciated and wrongly judged. That one that makes you want to kill someone. It doesn’t even have to be a 1-star one. … Continue reading

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Three Ways of Regaining your Writing Mojo

It happens to every writer: Losing the mojo. Staring at the file, and not being able to open it. Or opening it, and the words don’t come. Lying in bed awake with dialog in your head, but it’s all gone … Continue reading

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Three Elements that Make a Character Irresistible

The one thing that draws readers into a story is a character they can relate to. A character that makes them care. A character that the readers want to succeed. An irresistible character. But how can I create such a … Continue reading

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