Category Archives: Books We Love

Reviews of books we’d recommend

10 Ways I’d Love My Books To Be Like Flat Stanley

If you’re a North American parent with a child in 3rd grade or beyond, it’s a pretty sure bet you’ve heard of Flat Stanley. Just in case you haven’t, here’s a quick summary: The Flat Stanley Project In 1994, Dale … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Incessant Observer

I came across a quote the other day by Mortimer J. Adler – “In the case of good books, the point is not how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you” … Continue reading

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10 Things I Know About How Writers Read

By Jenny Hansen From our earliest moments, most writers are avid readers. We devour books – for story, for Craft, for new worlds and new ideas. We have To Be Read piles (TBR for short) that are taller than small … Continue reading

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What’s the Worst that Can Happen? Your Character’s Biggest Fear

By Laura Drake   I read a lot about craft. Books, blogs, articles, websites. I’m always looking to improve my craft. I know you are too, or you wouldn’t be reading this. WITS is all about craft. One of my … Continue reading

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Deserted Island Books – Part 2

by Fae Rowen Long, long ago Laura Drake wrote about the ten (or so) books she would want for “entertainment purposes” on a deserted island. You can read it here. I loved the idea of trying to narrow my selection to only … Continue reading

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Devilish Fun…A Worldwide Book Launch Party!

by Jenny Hansen The Man of the Week here at Writers in the Storm is author, James Rollins. His new book, The Devil Colony  will be out on Tuesday, June 21st! For a great summary of the entire Sigma Force … Continue reading

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Make Your Writer’s Bookshelf Work For You

by Jenny Hansen What do you do when you need help with your writing? I don’t mean when you can’t find the right word or phrase…my critique partner, Sharla Rae, did an excellent job of solving that issue in her … Continue reading

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