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Meine fünf Gebote des Schreibens

Ich habe mit dem Erfinden von Geschichten begonnen, noch bevor ich lesen konnte. Und seit mehr als 25 Jahren gehört das Schreiben in der einen oder anderen Form zu meinem beruflichen Alltag und sorgt unter anderem für meinen Lebensunterhalt. Da ich häufig nach Ratschlägen gefragt werde, sei es auf Lesungen, in Gesprächen oder in Briefen, [...]

Von | 2017-08-01T14:12:14+00:00 Juli 30th, 2017|FragdenAutor-Freitag, Leben, Lesen, Schreiben, Zitate|Kommentare deaktiviert für Meine fünf Gebote des Schreibens

NYC Diaries, 28.. Mai 2014: Tom Robbins @ Barnes & Noble Union Square

As anybody who has ever visited New York knows, NYC is expensive. This usually includes entertainment or things to do. Yet, there are a couple of exceptions. Things that are fun and free. TimeOut even has its own section: Free Things to Do Today. Among these free things are tons of readings (93 % of [...]

Von | 2017-08-01T14:14:18+00:00 Juni 22nd, 2017|Englisch, Leben, New York City|Kommentare deaktiviert für NYC Diaries, 28.. Mai 2014: Tom Robbins @ Barnes & Noble Union Square

NYC Diaries, 6. Juni 2014: Trivia #01: Nicknames

I just invented a new category for this blog: Random Trivia, in which I collect some facts that everybody can use to prove (or fake) their keen knowledge of this city Today's Topic: Nicknames of Uniformed Forces Most of New York's uniformed forces have a nickname. Some of them are well-known because they are referenced [...]

Von | 2017-08-01T14:14:47+00:00 Juni 20th, 2017|Englisch, Leben, New York City|Kommentare deaktiviert für NYC Diaries, 6. Juni 2014: Trivia #01: Nicknames

NYC Diaries, 27. Mai 2014: The Coffice

In my personal estimate, roughly 93% percent of New Yorkers are writers and/or in the middle of writing a book/screenplay/play/whathaveyou. Given that even published writers don't make that much money and New York is expensive, you will have to ask yourself: Where do they write? Cramped into some corner of their over-priced studio apartment? In [...]

Von | 2017-08-01T14:15:18+00:00 Juni 18th, 2017|Englisch, Leben, New York City|Kommentare deaktiviert für NYC Diaries, 27. Mai 2014: The Coffice

NYC Diaries, 26. Mai 2014: Vergilia’s Rules on Eating and Making Friends

One thing is for sure in New York City: You won't go hungry. Somebody recently did the math: If you were to eat in a different restaurant everyday, it would take you more than 22 years to visit all restaurants of New York City. You find restaurants for any taste, serving any cuisine known to [...]

Von | 2017-08-01T14:15:50+00:00 Juni 15th, 2017|Englisch, Leben, New York City|Kommentare deaktiviert für NYC Diaries, 26. Mai 2014: Vergilia’s Rules on Eating and Making Friends