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Whose English?

On Monday we’ll have the other half of the Plot-driven vs. Character-driven throwdown with Fae Rowen considering character-driven writing.  Fae will also announce the winner of a six-pack of her hand-crafted cards at the top of Monday’s post. Today, we’re … Continue reading

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Mysteries and Me by Linda O. Johnston

Welcome to another installment of Sensational Summer Fridays, here at WITS with Linda O. Johnston! I write both mysteries and romances.  My mysteries contain romantic elements, and my romances contain suspense or mystery. Why?  Because I love them both! But … Continue reading

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Publishing Naked- Part 3

Welcome to another installment of Sensational Summer Fridays, here at WITS! Before we begin with the third in our guest blog series by Denise Domning, we’d like to announce the winner of Michelle Diener’s debut novel, IN A TREACHEROUS COURT.  … Continue reading

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Using Real People and Events in Fiction – Michelle Diener

Our Sensational Summer Friday guest today is a true world traveler – she was born in London, was raised in KwaZula Natal, South Africa, and she now lives in Australia.  Laura Drake knows Michelle Diener through her RWA-WF (Women’s Fiction) chapter, … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Straight from Sue Grimshaw’s computer . . .

This week’s Sensational Summer Friday guest post is from Sue Grimshaw! Sue was the romance book buyer for Borders and Waldenbooks stores for more than a decade. As of April this year, Sue is Ballantine Bantam Dell’s Category Specialist & Editor At Large. … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Elizabeth Spann Craig (aka Riley Adams)

Writers In The Storm is delighted to welcome Elizabeth Craig/Riley Adams for this week’s Sensational Summer Friday guest post. I’ll confess I let out a huge SQUEEEEEEEEEEEE when Elizabeth agreed to be here. Why, you might ask? Is it because she finds … Continue reading

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World Building-Part 2: Social and Cultural Aspects

by Fae Rowen  As exciting as it is to create a physical setting, my favorite part of world building is the cultural aspect.  Out of the world’s culture comes the social customs, which can really show life on the planet.  … Continue reading

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Developing Your Unique Writing Voice

Welcome to the first installment of Sensational Summer Fridays! We’ll be finishing up each week with a stellar post to help you through those long Summer weekends of writing, starting off with the amazing Kristen Lamb. In addition to being renowned … Continue reading

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Add Conflict to your Story with a Down & Dirty Fight

by Jenny Hansen Happy Wednesday, y’all! I’m looking forward to hearing Linda O. Johnston, one of our new bloggers, talk about “What Makes a Great Mystery” for this week’s Sensational Summer Friday. Today we’re going to talk about Dirty Fighting. … Continue reading

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Druids Part 3, Druid Religion

By Lyn Horner Click here for Part 1 and Part 2 of the Druid series. In the preface to his book, Irish Druids and Old Irish Religions, James Bonwick stated about the Druids, “They were, doubtless, neither so grandly wise, nor … Continue reading

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