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Okay, don’t worry. It’s not actually as bad as the title suggests. Or maybe it is. Hm. Not very consistent, am I? My current crisis has nothing to do with my writing, but everything with my health. I’m experiencing a major illness relapse, likely an after-effect of our trip to […]

How to write when you’re down and out



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I wanted to write a new post today but I’m bogged down by a migraine. This oldie-but-goodie about the way a writer learns her/his craft is my get out of jail free card. Enjoy! It’s funny, the way I learn. By now I’ve been a writing coach for over six […]

Curves and character (no, that’s not a description of myself)



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You know how books about writing always tell you to make character biographies? Full disclosure, ba-da-daaaa-duuuuuuuum: I’ve never made one. To me it feels like I get to know the people I’m writing about,  I don’t know – while I’m writing about them? In a less rational, more organic way, […]

If you like it then you shoulda put a song ...


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UPDATE: I’m busy working on a fourth installment of this series, and in the meantime I thought it would be cool to re-introduce part 1-3. Enjoy! (also, I’m on holiday. Shush.) Read PART ONE Read PART TWO Welcome to yet another installment of ‘Investing in a bucket’ – the game […]

Investing in a bucket, part three


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Okay guys, I’m going to share some big news: I have all the answers. That sounds amazing, right? Let’s do that again. I HAVE ALL THE ANSWERS. Before you think I’ve gone off my rocker and become the power-hungry megalomaniac I’ve been in danger of becoming since killing all my […]

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