Category Archives: Writing

How to Manage Writing Every Day for 1,111 Amazing Days

A little over three years ago, I made a promise to myself: I wanted to keep writing every day. Because I wanted to be a productive writer. You see, being an indie author means you have to keep publishing books. … Continue reading

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My Amazing Year 2021

Looking back at the year – in this case 2021 – seems to be a fashion on New Year’s Eve. And yeah, I’ll share my thoughts and accomplishments here. Have an image to illustrate my year 2021 in books. That’s … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2021 – Was it a Clear Win?

It’s been ten days since the NaNoWriMo challenge ended. So let’s talk about what it did for me this year. As you can see, I did win NaNoWriMo. Yes, I did write 50,000 words in November. I even finished a … Continue reading

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Chapter 1 – Sneak-Peek from “Goblin Invasion”

So the other day, I sat down and wrote out the first chapter of my new book “Goblin Invasion”.  Meet my wizard in this sneak preview: Beginning of Chapter 1 of “Goblin Invasion” Orren stretched, arching his back and gave … Continue reading

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Help me name my characters!

The other night, I woke up and couldn’t go back to sleep. Because I was thinking about my books. And how it’s so hard to get them noticed. Which made me think about writing a fairly mainstream epic fantasy story. … Continue reading

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Finderlohn – Ein Konrad Zarezky Roman

Entstanden ist der erste Entwurf für dieses Buch im November 2006, während NaNoWriMo. Ich habe es dann ein paar Monate später fertiggestellt, überarbeitet und schließlich meiner Agentur gezeigt. Die hielt es für nicht vermarktbar. Dann lag es etliche Jahre in … Continue reading

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Idea Questions

Again and again, I’m being asked how I come up with my ideas. And I do have more ideas than I can write in my entire lifetime. Thing is … for me, ideas are everywhere. It’s more a question of … Continue reading

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I’m Proud to be an Indie Autor

From my posts you may have seen that I’m an indie author who self-publishes her books. And I’m proud of it. Yes, sometimes I see things that make me cringe. Yesterday, I was pointed to a book (which shall remain … Continue reading

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The Pain of Wasted Story Telling

Actually, the word “telling” in the headline is what it is all about. Stories are not about telling at all.  Stories are about allowing readers live through them. And not every published book accomplishes this. I’ve read (or tried to … Continue reading

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Kindle Unlimited: A New World of Reading

Today, I just want to tell you about a huge light bulb that went on in my head when I was thinking about Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited. In case you haven’t heard, that’s a subscription offer for $ 9.99 a month. … Continue reading

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