June’s Writing Updates!

I started this journey with my coach in December, now it’s June. I already wrote about five important insights six months in. Now a couple of monthly updates – what I’ve been up to lately!

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How to embrace the creative process – and the fact that it takes TIME

The creative process takes time. Accept and embrace it!

I used to struggle accepting that the process of becoming a full-time writer is a slow one. I desperately wanted to rush towards my goal and be there NOW. I’ve slowly learned to appreciate the fact that the creative process takes time – and that’s okay!

Let’s take a closer look at the creative process. Continue reading

Yes, I’m Gonna be a Full-time Writer! 5 Important Insights Six Months In

I’m now six months into the coaching program GAL (Get a Life) with my wonderful coach Jodi Nelson. We decided to work together at a point in my life (six months ago) when I finally found myself ready to say YES to doing everything in my power to make my biggest dream come true: Becoming a published writer. Continue reading

Highly Sensitive Persons: 20 Ways to Protect Yourself

There’s a good reason why I haven’t written in a while. I’m a highly sensitive person who needed a break.

Definition of The Highly Sensitive Person:

Dr. Elaine Aron defines the highly sensitive person (HSP) as a person who, compared to the 80% of the population without the trait, processes everything around him/her much more – reflect on it, elaborate on it, make associations. In other words, the 20% highly sensitive persons have a sensitive nervous system that is more aroused to stimuli than that of the 80%.  Continue reading

How I Stay Sane Whilst Chasing an Artistic Career: 20 Little Things That Make Me Happy


My awesome coach Jodi keeps telling me that in order to finish and publish my books I need TWO main focuses.

One, to do what is necessary for my writing and prioritize it.

Two, to set aside time on my schedule to simply enjoy life. To breathe it and be passionate about life! – And be awarded with sparks of inspiration… Continue reading

Calendar Week 9: How my Life Changes Little by Little

Due to a family member being sick, my energy was low and I worked at a slow pace this week. My wonderful husband cooked for me every evening, giving me strength enough to finish my weekly goals. (Thank you!!!)

The main goal was to fulfill all my commitments first,  my primary weekly commitments being one blog post and my work shifts, which meant four days in the shop and one day teaching Norwegian. Continue reading

Editing with a chainsaw, polishing with bleach

 

Anime Credits: zerochan.net

Remember the story you wanted to write…

Tired of female heroines who are week, helpless and must be saved by masculine creatures, I just wanted to write a story about a badass female heroine, Ane, using magical powers to kick some ass. So I let my imagination flow, and did so perhaps a little too freely. Continue reading

Day two

It is now day two of following my big plan of becoming a writer.

Do you want to know why I want to be a writer and how I got into writing in the first place? It’s all there – in my updated “about me” page!

I also got an official Facebook page today Continue reading