Mein Krimi erscheint

Fast ein halbes Jahr ist seit dem letzten Update vergangen und wir befinden und in der Mitte von 2022. Das Wichtigste zuerst: Mein Krimi "Dunkles Flüstern" wird tatsächlich im Herbst im Traumtänzer Verlag erscheinen, worüber ich mich unglaublich freue. Mehrere von mir sehr geschätzte Autor*innen haben bereits dort veröffentlicht, unter anderem Leann Porter und Svea … Mein Krimi erscheint weiterlesen

Preparing for NaNoWriMo 2021

Yes, it’s that time of the year again. Just like last year I’ve started to prepare for this year’s National Novel Writing Month in October. I’ve decided to write a Fantasy Crime Novel based in a version of Northern Ireland, that I’ve been thinking about for a while. Criteria for me to choose this project … Preparing for NaNoWriMo 2021 weiterlesen

Camp Nano and Writing Update

I just wanted to give you a quick update on my Camp Nano experience. My goal was to write 20 k words for my romantic crime novel “Murder and Pumpkin Spice”, and it was not hard for me to reach that goal. I finished a week early, which shows me that I have become a … Camp Nano and Writing Update weiterlesen

Why I go Outside

Writing is supposed to be a hobby or profession you can practice well by staying inside at your desk. You can also contact other writers online, join writing streams, and be on social media to talk with readers and writers. So, technically it is not necessary to leave your desk if you want to write … Why I go Outside weiterlesen

Writing Update April 2021

It’s time for another writing update. At the moment, I’m taking part in Camp Nano with my project “Murder and Pumpkin Spice” the second installment of my gay crime series. It’s going well, and I’m approaching 20k words already. It feels good to write about the characters again that I’ve already come to love. That’s … Writing Update April 2021 weiterlesen

The Villain’s Journey

I’ve often said that for me the most important element in a good story are the characters. I read a lot of genres. As long as I’m able to identify with the characters, almost everything they do is interesting for me. That’s not to say that a good plot isn’t also important. Because in the … The Villain’s Journey weiterlesen

Writing Update February 2021

Time for my first writing update in the New Year. My best achievement was finishing the first draft of my German Urban Fantasy story “Grauzeit”. I started this novel in November for NaNoWriMo. It is a project that is very close to my heart. Finishing it this week left me quite emotional and it’s not … Writing Update February 2021 weiterlesen

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 … My 2020 weiterlesen

My NaNoWriMo 2020 Experience

I’m going to be honest with you: I never thought I would be able to write 50 k in one month. Not just because I have a two months old baby at home and didn’t know whether she would let me work, but also because I thought that I needed more time to write that … My NaNoWriMo 2020 Experience weiterlesen

Writing Update October 2020

It’s the start of my favorite season and I’m feeling very inspired right now. I’m still currently editing my German Fantasy novel “Der dreizehnte Prinz”, but I’m slowly coming to an end. There are some passages that I have to rewrite while others have to be cut completely. I can’t really understand anymore why I … Writing Update October 2020 weiterlesen