Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Being Prepared for Your Writing Conference

With the summer conference season in full swing, we’ve got tons of helpful tips over at the new site. Since our subscriber list has moved, we’re posting solely over there. Are you subscribed over at our new digs? We’ve had fantastic topics this … Continue reading

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Are You Subscribed to Writers In The Storm?

Since our subscriber list has moved, we’re posting solely at the new site. Are you subscribed over at our new digs? We’ve had some fab posts since the move and just want to make sure you’re getting them! New address: http://writersinthestormblog.com/ Last … Continue reading

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Writers In The Storm Moving Party is TODAY!

Hop on the party bus and come over to the new site! We’re giving away TONS of prizes this week: books, online classes, a Ninja Pack and an Amazon gift card. And, not to worry, we’ll be moving our subscriber list … Continue reading

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Promotion….A Necessary Evil?

by Cynthia D’Alba I was sitting an RWA chapter meeting last month when the older woman beside me said, “I didn’t think I’d have to do so much promotion. I thought the publishing company took care of that.” She sighed. … Continue reading

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You Know You’re a Writer If . . .

By Laura Drake I’m between books. Which is to say that I took two days to clean up everything on my ‘to do’ list, and today I’m diving into plotting my next book. Yeah, right. Everyone who follows WITS knows … Continue reading

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Advanced Craft Tips – Writer Strong

By Laura Drake As I get better at craft, I’m beginning to catch the nuances of good writing; things beyond the basics of POV, show don’t tell, etc. They’re more subtle and harder to spot, but I believe they can … Continue reading

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Three Boxes to Avoid for the Holidays

by Fae Rowen It’s the morning after Thanksgiving  and the ugly truth can’t be ignored. It’s “The Holidays” and with that, it’s the end of another year. Even in my gluttonous post-turkey and pecan (my mom’s from Texas!) pie stupor, … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Boots: Why We Love Westerns

Today we welcome Anne Cleeland, who gives us some insight on why we can’t seem to get enough of those rugged cowboy heroes.  Anne will give away a copy of her latest book, Daughter of the God-King, to three lucky … Continue reading

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Book signings Aren’t Dead

By Laura Drake I’ll say it right up front – I’m a promo-ho.  Hey, successful authorship nowadays all about discoverability and I’m not afraid to  fall on my face to get my name out there. I wrote and sold a … Continue reading

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The Two Sentence Horror Story Challenge!

I don’t remember where I first found reference to this writers challenge, but I was intrigued. Writing a horror story in two sentences? How could someone DO that? Well, it’s not only possible, the results are amazing! Go read these … Continue reading

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