44 old money surnames and their meaning

44 old-money surnames and their meaning

Having trouble naming your characters – especially when it comes to the surname? Are you looking to name that old-money protagonist or the stinking rich professor, keen on taking over the world? Here are 44 surnames that will help you name that character! 1. Abbot Meaning : Also Abott or Abbott – From Italian abate meaning […]



5 mobile apps for authors

5 mobile apps for authors

If you are like me, your phone is one of the most important things in the world. I take it everywhere and I am always looking to install a new app or a new titbit. I am listing 5 mobile apps for authors that would make the life as a writer easier! Ommwriter  Ommwriter is […]



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Top 10 Mindfulness and guided meditation videos to boost your creativity

1. Are you in a creative slump? Not sure what’s holding you back? Or maybe you just need some new inspiration. This meditation was designed to help people at all different stages of their creative process. 2. Even creative people sometimes need a boost. This simple guided meditation will help you to tap into and […]



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Mindfulness for authors

Interview with Cassie Premo Steele As an author, your brain is always buzzing with ideas. Sometimes it is very hard to shut your brain and thoughts off so you can start writing – start making progress in your story and manuscript. Cassie Premo Steele, author, writing coach and mindfulness enthusiast; explains how she uses mindfulness […]



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How to organize a poetry evening

As a poet, you might know yourself how hard it is to get invited onto stage. Poets all over the continent are crawling on their bare knees to be included on the bill of a poetry festival. I know : it is all about who you know and it is all about where you live. […]



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Income expectations for self publishing authors

Do you remember the time when publishing your book would mean you have to get an agent, a publisher and a lot of patience? Yes, me too. It was horrible. Most authors did not have the time, the patience, the connections or the money to get their books out there. Luckily for us, this all […]



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How to get closer to your fans

The time that writers are perching in their ivory tower is long gone. More and more writers take the plunge and actively look for and talk to fans on social media. And you know what? Fans appreciate this! All of a sudden the person whose book you enjoyed, whose words you chuckled at and whose […]



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Where to find beta readers

Beta readers are an important link into the process of writing, editing and publishing your book. Knowing where to find beta readers isn’t always as straight forward and easy as you may think. Not everyone is fit to be the beta reader of your book and not everyone will be as invested in reading your […]



Becoming a music journalist

Becoming a music journalist

Interview with Jordan Blum A lot of people dream of being a journalist, a writer or just having a day-job where they are able to write and let their creative spirits loose. One way o fachieving this is by becoming a professional journalist. In this interview I talk with Jordan Blum who is a professional […]



5 tips for a successful book tour!

5 tips for a successful book tour!

As an author, when you publish a book, you want the world to know about it. You want to go out and talk about your book to everybody you meet. Although this might not be the most socially acceptable way to do it, skipping through the streets and sticking your book in everyone’s face is […]