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Writers in the Storm is pleased to introduce you to Sherry Thomas. We were lucky to hear Sherry speak at an OCC RWA monthly meeting this fall and even luckier when she agreed to share her writing acumen with us. … Continue reading
Writers In The Storm welcomes back award-winning author and RWA RITA-nominee, Shannon Donnelly. Today she’s talking to us about the difference between dialog that is — mediocre, and dialog that *sparkles* By Shannon Donnelly TECHNICAL CHALLENGE: DIALOGUE When I first … Continue reading
You are in for a treat, because we enticed a stellar new author to WITS today. I read Sharla Lovelace’s debut novel, The Reason is You, after the RWA National Conference. I read. A lot. And Sharla’s book is the … Continue reading
by Charlotte Carter Writers in the Storm asked me to talk about my strengths as a writer as part of their fantastic new WriterStrong series. Huh. Do I even have strengths? All writers have days where this question brings doubt. … Continue reading
Photo: WANA Commons ~ kbowenwriter by Susan Squires Reading is all about suspending disbelief. Readers stare at a two-dimensional piece of paper or a flat screen with glyphs on it and imagine they’re traveling to unknown lands and meeting interesting … Continue reading
by Fae Rowen Because I write science fiction, I have to immerse my reader in the most important facets of my story’s world with the first words. When you add this into the requirements of an opening hook, portraying the … Continue reading
By Lyn Horner I write western historical romances, and I love researching the Old West. However, while my readers want to be swept away to another era, they’re not after a history lesson. It’s my job to subtly weave in … Continue reading
We couldn’t talk WriterStrong without our Yoda of Edits and sparkling prose, Margie Lawson. Be prepared for great takeaway as Margie not only tells you, but shows you how it’s done! Here she is: A big THANK YOU to Laura … Continue reading
We’re delighted to welcome August McLaughlin as our inaugural guest for the WriterStrong series. She’s our go-to person for healthy eating and mental balance, all of which help YOU be BrainStrong. Please join us in welcoming August by heaping blog … Continue reading