Category Archives: Writing

Progress Report December 2023

I have great news in this progress report: I published a new book this month! But first things first: I didn’t finish NaNoWriMo. The Wolf story ended before I could reach the 50k words, and that was just fine with … Continue reading

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Progress Report April 2023

This progress report is rather hard to write. You see, I stopped writing this month. Yes, that’s right. I gave up on my daily writing habit, after clinging to it for over four years. The sad truth is that it … Continue reading

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Amazon vs Google – which is best for Indie Authors?

In this article, I want to compare Amazon vs Google Play Store with a view to what they offer to indie authors. But let me get a few things out of the way before we dive into details: You probably … Continue reading

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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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