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EFT for Authors – Permission to Write

Time and again, I run into people who dream of being an author. Who dream of writing books, telling stories or teaching in a non-fiction book. And yet, they don’t. When we dig deeper, there is one common theme (there … Continue reading

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EFT for Authors – Daily Resistance

If you’re even a bit like me, there’s one obstacle you meet practically daily: that bit of resistance when you go to open your file or read what you wrote the day before and now need add new words. And … 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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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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Conquer NaNoWriMo – Can I even do this?

Today is day 2 of NaNoWriMo. Maybe you struggled getting the necessary word count yesterday (1,667 words, btw.). Maybe, like me, you didn’t even make it that far. Maybe you already doubt you can do it again because it was … Continue reading

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Self-Care for Writers – Write Every Day

Part of self-care is to maintain who we are. Or to work towards who we want to be. For a writer, that means writing. Preferably every day. I know it’s hard. I know I’m not doing it all the time … Continue reading

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Self-Care for Writers – Watch your Thoughts

“Thoughts become things.” – Mike Dooley, Notes from the Universe Now this may sound very, very woowoo. Very spiritual and quite useless for everyday life. It isn’t. Because how we think about ourselves, our writing, our lives – all of … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Special – What now?

NaNo is over. The rush is over. The forced writing is over. And the divine inspiration and mad sprints are over. What remains might be a sense of accomplishment and… exhaustion. That’s totally okay. Acknowledge both. Celebrate. Get some rest. … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Special – The Bad Guys

Last week we talked about characters in general, but this week, we’ll talk about a special kind of character: the villain. The bad guy or gal. The nasty person that’s in our hero’s way. And it’s so easy to fall … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Special – No Plot! Arghhh!

When NaNoWriMo took off, Chris Baty, who instigated it, wrote a book called “No Plot, No Problem”. In fact, it is lying on my desk right now. Now, most authors fall somewhere on the spectrum that has plotters on one … Continue reading

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