Important Questions to Ask Your Test Readers

Important Questions to Ask Your Test Readers

In the article on how to find test readers I’ve introduced the idea of a catalog of questions you can ask your test readers to get specific information out of them. If that list was not extensive enough and you want additional ideas and questions you’ll...
The Comeback

The Comeback

There are a lot of reasons why you would stop writing for some time. Vacations, illnesses, stagnation and lack of motivation, a writing blockage or simply life itself. The longer the break expands the harder it usually is to start again. But it doesn’t have to...
Intro to the snowflake method

Intro to the snowflake method

Today I want to introduce the snow flake method to you, which is a well-known (if not the most well-known) method for plotting a story, developed by the American author Randy Ingermanson. It consists of 10 steps that build up on each other. 1. Step duration: 1 hour...
7 ways to better research

7 ways to better research

Please don’t sigh in frustration now. I know research can be a deadly tiring subject and searching books for hours simply boring. I get it. I’ve been there too. More than once. Research is time consuming, but who said writing a book is easy?The amount of...
In 5 steps to an inspiring workspace

In 5 steps to an inspiring workspace

As an aspiring author you’re going to be chained to your desk a veeery long time. Owning a laptop might give you some flexibility, but it’s important either way to have a place to work where you feel comfortable and focused. The following aspects are the...