Schlagwort-Archive: writing

Thoughts on Freedom

I’m an indie author. I choose what I want to write. Sometimes, I aim for markt. Sometimes, I write for friends or fans. And sometimes, I just write for fun. This November, for NaNoWriMo, I wrote for fun. Admittedly, I … Weiterlesen

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Subconscious Plotting

So yesterday, I was thinking about the big, bad showdown for the last book in The Cloud Lands Saga series. When I do that for any fight, I start seeing scenes in my mind, a bit like a private movie. … Weiterlesen

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The Power of a Plotting Party

Yesterday, I had a plotting party with an author friend. And it was great fun. And to be honest, it was also very, very useful. It is funny how our brain can go into overdrive when we talk about something. … Weiterlesen

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One Entrance to Creativity

I’m bored. I have to spend another hour before I can actually go somewhere and do something else. And I have nothing to do. There is an emptiness in my life that screams at me to do something, anything. Anything … Weiterlesen

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When Stories won’t Die

There’s a story in my head that I have been carrying around for years. In my head. The other day, I actually talked about it with a friend. And suddenly, that story turned from a dry hulk into a doable … Weiterlesen

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HSP

HSP stands for Highly Sensitive Person, a term coined by Elaine N. Aron in 1996 (that’s the cover of her book over there). And at the core, it simply means we have a highly sensitive nervous system, compared to „normal“ … Weiterlesen

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The Thing about Energy

Yesterday, I had no energy left to do more than think of blogging, and then disregarding the idea. Because it was a really busy day. Now, you could argue that every day is a busy day for authors, and you’d … Weiterlesen

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Some Thoughts About Magic

As you know, I write fantasy. Which, of course, often contains magic. (Yes, there is magic in The Cloud Lands Saga. It’s just not very obvious.) And I have argued often with other writers who insisted that I had to … Weiterlesen

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What to Write?

It’s always a bit of a decision to choose what to write next. Because while we want to tell stories that are fun to write, we authors also want our stories to be read and enjoyed – and even to … Weiterlesen

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On Writing Dialogue

I spent some time editing today. Nice time, sitting on the balcony, in my new writing place. However, editing is hard for me even in a nice place when the sun is shining and the birds are singing. Oh, I … Weiterlesen

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