Day 6 // Setting

There’s nothing more annoying than being a couple of pages into a book and still have no idea where the story is taking place. I don’t need to know the exact geographical coordinates, I don’t even need to know the city the characters live in, I just want to be able to picture them somewhere.

It’s called settting the scene.

And it’s important to do it from page one. The reader needs to feel like he’s right there in with the characters so he feels compelled to keep reading.

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Top 10 Books I Read in 2019

2019 was a great year for me in terms of writing (my first book got published!) and living (I spent the summer writing and doing small roadtrips and camping trips with friends, and I went to Prague and Austria again in May!) but it wasn’t what I’d hoped for in terms of reading unfortunately.

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Me inside the infinite tower of books in Prague 🙂

I only read 44 books instead of the 52 I’d set for myself, and I feel like I DNFd a lot of books this year, but I’m still really proud of everything I’ve accomplished in the last year.

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Top 5 Tips for Staying Sane While Editing a Book

I’m currently in the process of editing a book AND writing a completly different novel in a different language and I’m trying not to go absolutely crazy so I’ve been looking for tips online on how to maintain mental stability while doing that.

I found nothing.

But I did manage to compile a few editing tips that are totally helping me keep my sh*t together!

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