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Die Ein-Satz-pro-Tag-Strategie

So manche von uns haben Phasen, in denen wir beim Schreiben eher langsam vorankommen, und wir werden immer wieder ganz neidisch ehrfürchtig, wenn wir etwas über die scheinbar typischen Arbeitstage anderer Autorenkollegen lesen, die Stunden und Stunden schreiben können und dabei tausende Worte an Content produzieren - und das täglich! Das Problem ist nicht, dass… Continue reading Die Ein-Satz-pro-Tag-Strategie

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All within Reason (aka “The Ripoff-Artist”)

Imagine you are the chef and owner of a rather decent restaurant. One day, you read a post by somebody who is looking for a good meal, a special multi-course meal. This somebody, they have a rough idea about what they want to eat, they even have drafted a recipe but need a pro to… Continue reading All within Reason (aka “The Ripoff-Artist”)

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Successful Self-Marketing on the Internet is like naming a Whale… err… or something

If you are a writer/blogger you probably want to make your voice heard - or rather have your words read... which is basically a no-brainer. The internet can be a great way to work on that (well, at least for the bloggers among us that venue is rather self-explanatory). Chances are we all want to… Continue reading Successful Self-Marketing on the Internet is like naming a Whale… err… or something

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The One-Sentence-a-Day-Strategy

I have a confession to make: I can sometimes be verrrrrrrrrrrry slow about my writing. Often... I mean, I find myself in total awe when reading about the supposedly typical working day of other writers, who can write for hours and hours and somehow manage to produce content that is thousands of words worth -… Continue reading The One-Sentence-a-Day-Strategy

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The “Storysaurus”

I found this a while ago on FB and can not seem to find the original FB-poster, or otherwise I'd at least tip my hat to them. Anyway, this is about a very easy idea/way to structure your story: Enter... the Storysaurus! According to blogger Jamie Harrington it is "a dinosaur with spikes on his… Continue reading The “Storysaurus”

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TED-ed Original: How to build a fictional world

...by Kate Messner This is part of the reason why I am (still) on Facebook... not to post selfies, not to tell people that I am bored/sick/hungry/tired... but to find stuff like this in my news feed. *smiles* You can check out their website here.

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Wie schreibt man das nochmal… ähh…. noch mal…. nochmals??

Textbroker hat einen interessanten Blog-Artikel über ein paar der immer wieder aufkommenden Fragen zum Thema Rechtschreibung und Zeichensetzung veröffentlicht. Ein klassischer Beitrag von der Sorte "Kann-man-immer-mal-brauchen"!

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The Renegade Writer: “4 Ways to Make Your Freelance Writing Career More Secure”

Love this article from "The Renegade Writer": Trouble Paying Your Bills? 4 Ways to Make Your Freelance Writing Career More Secure Subscribing to the right writing blogs and newsletters is a great thing for information, training, news, inspiration... and even makes sense as a way of procrastination...

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Writing Kick

When it comes to writing and I need to push myself a little… I try to get back to the things that, long ago, made me want to become a writer. In many cases, that has been READING. So I go back to one of my fave books, or certain movie scenes etc. It might… Continue reading Writing Kick