Tag Archives: Charlotte Carter

The Writing Life

Hi all – Charlotte Carter here! A writer’s life can be an interesting one. Not only can I go to work in my robe and slippers if I’m so inclined, odd things can happen. Some years ago one of my … Continue reading

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The Art of Writing Continuities

Charlotte Carter joins us today with some inside tips for writing continuity series.  I was thinking there would be spreadsheets and teeth-gnashing, but she makes it sound almost easy.  Almost. Anyway, for those of you who have an interest along … Continue reading

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Tips on Pitching Your Book

REMINDER: Kristen Lamb is guest blogging on Writers In The Storm this Friday! Kristen is the author of best-selling books We Are Not Alone–The Writer’s Guide to Social Media and Are You There, Blog? It’s Me, Writer . Both books are recommended … Continue reading

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Writing for Two Publishers

By Charlotte Carter For a working author it’s often a good idea to write for two different publishers. In my case I write for Guideposts Books and Love Inspired Romance. That gives me an opportunity to write more books and … Continue reading

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Our 100th Post…Who ARE Those WITS Bloggers?

In April, 2010, when Writers In The Storm was launched, we never contemplated making 50 posts, much less 100. We started this “blogging thing” as part of our yearly critique group goals. We didn’t know we’d have so much fun. We … Continue reading

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Contest Judge Tells All

Be sure to visit Writers In The Storm next week! Not only will we be publishing our 100th post, we’ll also be kicking off our Going To The Chapel Contest, just in time for “wedding season.” Speaking of contests…here’s a … Continue reading

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WIN VS. COMPETE

By Charlotte Carter Athletes are an interesting breed. As a youngster I used to play baseball in a nearby vacant lot and football in the street with the neighbor boys. In school, I was on intramural teams. I was a … Continue reading

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Surviving Rejects

by Charlotte Carter Every writer gets rejects. But they don’t have to be demoralizing. Some years ago I was writing magazine articles. I’d allow myself ten rejects per article then moved onto something else. (I did manage to sell a … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Revision Letter

by Charlotte Carter I’ve authored more than 50 books. You’d think by now I would have a pretty good handle on how to write them.  Sometimes not so much.  I received a massive TWO PAGE revision letter on my November … Continue reading

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