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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 – Help, I’m stuck!

It’s basically inevitable: The day will roll around where you as author will get stuck in your writing. Maybe your main character doesn’t want to follow your plot line. Maybe the villain decides to become a good person. Maybe your … Continue reading

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Procrastination – Fear of Success

At first glance, this sounds rather weird. Why would people be afraid of success when all we want is to be successful? It’s because of our wild imagination. We need it for our creative endeavors, but it can also trip … Continue reading

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Procrastination – Fear of being Judged

Underneath all those fears that I’ve been talking about in the last few weeks is another, much bigger fear: The fear of being judged. The big issue behind that fear is that being judged means being rejected and getting kicked … Continue reading

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Conquer NaNoWriMo – This is so hard!

NaNoWriMo has been going on for two weeks now. If you’re like me, you’re more or less on target for the 25,000 words mid-month. If you’re like most of my writing buddies on the NaNo site, you’re behind. And yet, … Continue reading

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Family System Dynamics for Writers

This new blog series 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 and eliminating potential blocks … Continue reading

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Self-Care for Writers – Permission

Before we get into what you can do for self-care, and all the little things that make life better if you actually do them (ahem), I want to take one step back with you. Because before you can actually really … Continue reading

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The Publishing Author’s Mindset – Getting Reviews

Everyone knows we authors need reviews. The more the merrier. And everyone knows they are hard to get. After all, it means that the reader has to take action beyond enjoying that story. And it means we have to ask … Continue reading

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The Publishing Author’s Mindset – Introduction

I’m starting a new blog series on all the blocks and pitfalls of mindset during the process of publishing your book – because it is a central topic destined to create such blocks, fears and nightmares for any author. In … Continue reading

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