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How to Finally Write your Book in 5 Simple Steps

Do you finally want to write your book? I can help you get started in five simple steps. Are stories living in your head?Do you have characters in your mind that won’t shut up? But are you feeling blocked and … Continue reading

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Create a Daily Writing Habit

Most of us don’t write every day, especially if we’re still working in a day job and not making any or much money from our writing. A daily writing habit is very important. It helps you add words to your … Continue reading

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Is NaNoWriMo for you?

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. That word is NaNoWriMo. NaNoWriMo. Or just NaNo. No, … Continue reading

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The Starting Barrier

Getting started can be the hardest thing on a writing day. Here are two solutions, one short term, one long term. Continue reading

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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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Why You Should Create a Clean Manuscript

As you know, Writers’ Dream Coach is about supporting writers and authors. It’s mostly about mindset, but this year, I am expanding into hands-on craft. And I will write about all those pesky emotions coming up when talking craft. Craft … Continue reading

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Three Easy 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. I’m familiar with that nasty guy. The Inner Critic kills creativity. It extinguishes that inner spark which makes us write … 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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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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