Writers In The Storm
Join 12,457 other subscribers
Like WITS on Facebook!
- Author Bios
- Blogging Guests
- Books We Love
- Bumps & Bruises on the Road to Publication
- Chuck Sambuchino
- Kara Lennox
- Kathryn Craft
- Margie Lawson
- Other Obsessions
- Publishing With Amazon
- Shannon Donnelly
- Sierra Godfrey
- Susan Spann
- Technology Fun
- This week at Crit Group
- Tiffany Lawson Inman
Most Recent Blogs
- What Is Your Writing Process?
- Enter the 2014 “Worst Storyline Ever” Contest!
- Being Prepared for Your Writing Conference
- Are You Subscribed to Writers In The Storm?
- Novel Diagnostics: How to Tell if Your Book Might Have Terminal Problems in TEN Pages
- Writing Contests — Hell or Heaven?
- Writers In The Storm Moving Party is TODAY!
- 6 Reasons to Write a Short Story
Category Archives: Tiffany Lawson Inman
Want To Write Like a Best Seller? Write Naked First!
by Tiffany Lawson Inman, @NakedEditor There it is. LARGE bold print peering out at me from underneath the Life and Home section….THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERS LIST, nagging me to grab my Kindle and start downloading fabulous fiction at … Continue reading
Crossing Physical Barriers: NYT Bestseller Interviews
The winner of Cynthia D’Alba’s giveaway, determined by Random.org, is Mary. Congratulations! Cynthia is waiting for you to contact her with your information. by Tiffany Lawson Inman Welcome to Part Three of Crossing Physical Barriers. Surprise! I’ve decided to add … Continue reading
Crossing Physical Barriers in Fiction – Part 2
By Tiffany Lawson Inman Well gosh, I started to write this blog and realized I jumped the gun during Crossing Physical Barriers in Fiction Part One, when I opened these two topics: Emotional intensity of fictional fights The moment before … Continue reading
Posted in Craft, Tiffany Lawson Inman Tagged Naked Editor, Tiffany Lawson Inman, Writers in the Storm, writing fight scenes 74 Comments
Emotional Barriers in Fiction: Intro to Emotional Channels (Part Three)
Happy Turkey Day Eve! No time to talk turkey today – I know most of you need to get back to the last lap of NaNoWriMo. I am just going to jump right in with one of my favorite quotes … Continue reading
Posted in Craft, Tiffany Lawson Inman Tagged Tiffany Lawson Inman, Writers in the Storm, Writing Craft, Writing Inspiration 44 Comments
King of Dramatic Impact: Don’t Skip This Key Element of Fiction!
by Tiffany Lawson Inman Going through life, we are always in a state of suspense. Mmmmm…yummy, suspense! According to Oxford dictionary: a state or feeling of excited or anxious uncertainty about what may happen. Sounds like fun, doesn’t it? Life … Continue reading
Posted in Craft, Miscellaneous, Tiffany Lawson Inman Tagged action and reaction, cause and effect, drama, Dwight Swain's Techniques of a Selling Writer, harlan Boben, Jack Bickham, key element in fiction, Scene and Structure, Six Years, Stimulation & response, suspense, Tiffany Lawson Inman 51 Comments
Emotional Barrier in Fiction: After You Cross It, What’s Next? (Part Two)
Today Tiffany Lawson Inman is continuing the discussion of the emotional barrier in fiction. If you missed Part One on Wednesday, click here. We’re lucky not only to have Tiffany share her knowledge with us, but she’s giving away a … Continue reading
Emotional Barrier in Fiction: Why is it so important for you to learn how to cross it? (Part One)
We are fortunate to get a double-dose of Tiffany Lawson Inman this week with her insights on the emotional barrier in fiction. Look for Part Two on Friday. Oh, and read on. Tiffany’s offering a “seat” for one lucky commenter … Continue reading
Small Actions, Deeper Characters, Better Stories!
We are delighted to welcome back The Naked Editor, Tiffany Lawson Inman from hiatus! Whoop! By Tiffany Lawson Inman What do you do when your character needs to wipe his/her nose? Or wave goodbye? Or hold back a tear? Or … Continue reading
Posted in Miscellaneous, Tiffany Lawson Inman 91 Comments
Becoming a Visceral Warrior!
By Margie Lawson and Tiffany Lawson Inman A big lovey Thank You to Laura Drake for inviting us back to WITS. Surprise! It’s a mother-daughter duo blog! What happens to characters when they are in a high emotion scene? They … Continue reading