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“Scourges, Spells, and Serenades” – free ebook with my stories

“Scourges, Spells, and Serenades” – free ebook with my stories

I’m very excited to announce the first collection of my short stories, Scourges, Spells, and Serenades. This ebook will be available for free only to my newsletter subscribers, and it contains 5 fantasy stories. You can sign up on the home page of my website or by following this link. The collection contains 5 short stories, most of them never published in English before:

Scourges, Spells, and Serenades in StoryHack

Scourges, Spells, and Serenades in StoryHack

With great pleasure I can announce that my sword&sorcery story, Scourges, Spells, and Serenades appears in issue three of StoryHack that had just been published. The story features two of my favorite characters, Kamira and Veelk, whom you might have met in The Arcanist and the Mage Killer (Phantaxis 1/2016), and it’s available in paperback on Amazon and as an ebook from many retailers. If you’d like to know more about other stories published in the issue and the magazine…

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Becoming a Beta Reader, Becoming a Better Writer at 10 Minute Novelists

Becoming a Beta Reader, Becoming a Better Writer at 10 Minute Novelists

This month at 10 Minute Novelists, I talk about how becoming a beta reader for other writer can make someone a better writer. If you look up online advice for writers, you’ll likely find a mention of beta readers and how crucial they are for improving one’s writing. Yet, with all the emphasis out there on finding a beta reader or ten, there’s very little said about how being a beta reader improves your own writing. So if you never…

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Dealing with the Impostor Syndrome at 10 Minute Novelists

Dealing with the Impostor Syndrome at 10 Minute Novelists

Like every month, I have a guest post at 10 Minute Novelists website, and this time I’m talking about the impostor syndrome so many writers seem to be suffering from. Being a writer comes with a huge array of insecurities, from doubting our ideas to confidence in putting one’s commas in the right place. Writer’s impostor syndrome is one of them. Nearly every writer I talked to or seen speaking online, admits to suffering from it or had suffered from…

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Finding Time to Write at 10 Minute Novelists

Finding Time to Write at 10 Minute Novelists

My monthly guest post at 10 Minute Novelists is up, and this month I’m tackling the issue close many writers: finding time to write. If you ever tried to create anything with words: a short story, a blog post, or an essay, you know that writing is a time-consuming hobby. In a busy life, finding time to write can be both challenging and frustrating. So how can you do it?

Love Your Writing: a Writer’s Self-care at 10 Minute Novelists

Love Your Writing: a Writer’s Self-care at 10 Minute Novelists

Like every 4th Friday of the month, I have a guest post at 10 Minute Novelists. Today I’m writing about how important it is to love your writing. It might be in human nature to love perfect things, but beauty also lies elsewhere. You can find it in the unique imperfections, in the things that you have a personal connection to, in the things that evoke strong feelings, making you laugh or cry. Your writing, if you give it a…

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My story in The Worlds of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror III

My story in The Worlds of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror III

Today, The Worlds of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror III – an anthology edited by Robert N Stephenson has its release. I’m pleased to announce that among stories by writers from all over the world you can also find mine. Set in cyberpunk-like setting, Karel on the Other Side is a story about a cybernet glider who suddenly finds herself on the other side… of everything. The book is available in multiple ebook formats on Smashwords, and as a paperback from…

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Writing Multiple Projects at 10 Minute Novelists

Writing Multiple Projects at 10 Minute Novelists

Writing Multiple Projects: Pros and Cons Like every month, I’d like to invite you to my article on 10 Minute Novelists. This time, inspired by my own process, I’m discussing the pros and cons of writing multiple projects. This process is not for everyone, but each writer will weigh the advantages and disadvantages differently, so I decided to have a closer look at it. If you’re considering working on multiple projects as well, I hope my text will help you…

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7 Gift Ideas for Writers at 10 Minute Novelists

7 Gift Ideas for Writers at 10 Minute Novelists

As on every fourth Friday of the month, I have a guest post at 10 Minute Novelists website. Today, aligned with the Black Friday madness, I’m sharing 7 Gift Ideas for Writers, so check it out if you’re looking for inspiration. Other articles at 10 Minute Novelists Foreign Phrases in Your Novel How to Write Foreigners in Dialogue And if you’d like to get something with my designs, hop over to one of my online stores. All of them are…

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“Foreigners in Dialogues” at 10 Minute Novelists

“Foreigners in Dialogues” at 10 Minute Novelists

Last month I shared the news of joining the 10 Minute Novelists blog team. My first article was about Foreign Phrases in Your Novel, and today I’m sharing more insights on writing foreign characters. This time you can find suggestions for writing foreigners in dialogues and how to reflect their struggle with English. If you want to learn more about how to mess up the characters’ usage of English, head over to the 10 Minute Novelists website and check out…

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