Thriller-author from Hamburg, Germany. Sold over 200.000 E-Books. get informed about new articles: http://bit.ly/ReneJunge
I Don't Know Why We Don't Have Kids And That's Okay
We've been married almost twenty-three years today, and we're childless. A lot of our friends have kids, and we love having them around. Still, we miss nothing.
How the Birth of a Child Transformed My View of Time
My fear of death I tend to fear death. I didn't use to be. It only started when I got older and wondered more and more how much more there was to come in life. Every year the math got scarier and scarier.
How To Calculate The Read-Through Rate Of Your Book Series
As a self-publisher, you are not only an artist but also a marketing professional. Your books do not sell themselves. So you have to invest in advertising.
Do not search readers on Facebook. Take them there.
The often-heard advice that you, as an author, should build a newsletter is still the best advice you can get for your marketing. But your newsletter should not be your only tool to stay in contact with your readers.
A Lucky Coincidence Just Saved Me 1110 Euros
Last year, I took out an occupational disability insurance policy for authors and journalists over the phone. During the conversation, the person in charge advised me to register as a journalist and not as an author, because that would be much cheaper for me.
All The Bands That Never Got Big
For every band that gets rich and famous, there are tens of thousands who disappear before they've even made a record. That's an incredible pity because many of them are really good.
Many First Times Lie Ahead Of Us
When the shops, restaurants, and bars in Germany closed down in mid-March due to the Corona pandemic, it was terrifying.
Days Are Short So Don't Waste Them
Productivity is an essential issue for me. But it's not so crucial that I subordinate everything else to it. At the end of my life, I will probably not congratulate myself on having worked very much and very hard, but on having experienced a lot and having had good relationships.