How I got my writing manifesto

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Are you a writer struggling with defining your audience, sticking to the rule of writing first thing in the morning or something completely different? Then the answer may very well lie in Discover Your Writing Self.

You may have read the article about my Writing Victory Journal. If not, it is still here for your pleasure to read. In that blog post, I mention an online course, I have taken part of throughout this August. The Discover Your Writing Self from Read More

Why you should keep a Writing Victory Journal

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Have you ever been writing and not feeling confident? Feeling that you were not “good enough” and wanted to give up? I have and when this came clear to me, I started a Writing Victory journal. Why don’t you start one, too?

I had come to a stage, where I was beginning to have a routine for my blog. I knew the topics I wanted to write about, I knew how often I wanted to publish articles, I was a having an idea of how to write my blog posts, and I had written the first 10 posts. However, I still had one problem. I wasn’t sure, who my audience was. Who was I writing for? Read More

Are headlines making you nausea?

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Clickbait headlines are used widely in blogging, content marketing and by news services, but it doesn’t make you stand out from the crowd of the massive information available on the Internet.

I have read quite a few online articles on how to create the right headline for a post. To catch the reader, most articles recommend that headlines should start with something like this: Read More

Writer’s resistance and academic cleaning

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Have you been in a situation where you cannot write though you have lots of ideas? But your inbox is empty and you have ironed all your laundry. We have all been there and I have 3 tips for you to avoid getting stocked in procrastination.

I have a confession to make.

2 months ago I announced that I would rebuild the style of my blog. Well, that task was finished weeks ago, but I haven’t started writing yet. Until now. Read More

When we are afraid of words

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Are you afraid to speak out your words? I moderated mine for many years.

When I was a child and teenager, I read a lot. So much so that my mother at a time forbade me to read more than two books a day. It was harmful to my eyes, she said. It was completely incomprehensible to me that it could be harmful to read books, and I thought it was totally unfair that I had to restrain myself. She was right, my mother. I ended up being nearsighted! Read More

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