Finding your Muse (getting motivated)

My writing group (wordandshield on Instagram) talked about the topic of motivation in our Livestream this week. I thought it might be interesting to share some of our ideas and insights.Almost every writer I know struggles with motivation sometimes. While we love and enjoy writing as such it is often difficult to get started. It … Continue reading Finding your Muse (getting motivated)

Why can’t I write? – Self-doubts

A while ago self-doubt was a constant companion of my writing process. Writing was always part of my life but for a long time, I felt like what I wrote was only good enough for myself and a few close friends to read. Publishing anything apart from fanfiction seemed like a goal that was impossible … Continue reading Why can’t I write? – Self-doubts

My 2020

I don’t think anyone would disagree with me saying 2020 was a difficult and draining year on many levels. I believe that it is still important to also see the positive things that have happened in one’s personal life and not just file it away as a dark year. These things may be small compared … Continue reading My 2020

How to keep going

First, I have to say that my motivation to write comes from the inside as I believe is the case for many writers. Not writing is not an option for me and hasn’t been for a long time. Still, it is sometimes difficult to find the courage to sit down in front of my laptop … Continue reading How to keep going

Taking Time

Time management is something I’m constantly struggling with. That is probably the case for most writers who have another job as well or are moms and dads. Despite having a job I like and a family, I see writing as one of the most important things in my life and there is a reason for … Continue reading Taking Time