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Progress Report – September 11, 2021

So what have I been up to lately? What progress can I report? Writing has slowed massively. I feel worn down and ideas are slow to come. I just want to play my favorite game all day (Titan Quest, if … Continue reading

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2 Valid Reasons for Writing in the Frantic Times of Corona Virus

How can anyone be writing in the times of corona virus? Just like you, I have followed the rise of the this virus over the last few weeks.  And it’s been a scary ride. I’m German. I saw the virus … 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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Bravery Comes in All Shapes – Flash Fiction

Starting the Flash of Magic posts today – I plan to write a tiny little flash fiction story every week, following writing prompts. And since I love fantasy, those tales might have a bit of magic in them. Today’s flash … Continue reading

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Spring Thougts – a Poem

Mid-April. When nature renews itself. When it steps out of winter, when it returns to growth. When it is alive again. Green. Hopeful. Spring.   Two days ago, Notre Dame burned. Tears. Shock. Grief. And. Relief. It’s not as bad … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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