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The Internet Discussion Impasse

When the internet was without Facebook and other social media platforms, I used to be a member of various online forums and frequently visited various chatrooms. Back then terms like internet trolls and clickbait weren’t invented yet, but still there were tons of trolls out there and I […]

The Newsletter Nuisance Nullification

Recently I finished reading “Eat That Frog!” by Brian Tracy. A wonderful little book (a little over a hundred pages), featuring a total of twenty oneĀ  chapters full of tips, tricks and methods to overcome procrastination and lessening distractions in your life. One of the chapters in the […]

Road to Redemption, part II

They say writing is a solitary experience. While that might be true, getting a book published and marketed is far from that. It’s a team effort. After I finished my debut and got published by Celtica Publishing I learned a lot about publishing books. There’s quite a few […]

Road to Redemption, part I

August 30th, 2018 was the date where I finished up the first draft of the last instalment of my trilogy The Shaedon Resurgence. After that I took a well deserved holiday trip to Ireland. Upon returning I spent the following weeks going through all the feedback from my […]

The Gift Card Quandary

Last week I saw someone post on Facebook that there’s a good chance that the “Nederlandse Boekenbon” (Freely translated to: Dutch book gift card) might disappear, because people are no longer buying them. Fear now rises that this will also influence book sales as a whole, which, of […]

The Fanbase Conundrum

What a time to be alive! Social media has given everyone a stage to express their opinions about pretty much every subject and this has become all the more clear with the release of the latest Star Wars movie, Episode VIII “The Last Jedi”. Many hardcore fans are […]