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Tag Archives: Craft
Please give a welcoming WITS hello to Ruthie Knox who’s here celebrating the launch of her latest novel (releasing today, btw) and talking about why she chose to write about a flawed hero. So I wrote a romance novel where … Continue reading
Margie Lawson is back with another can’t miss blog! AND, a giveaway. Read on! Writers know SHOW DON’T TELL, but some know it cognitively. It’s rote. They know SHOW DON’T TELL the same way they know i before e except … Continue reading
By Laura Drake I’m only beginning to come out of my post-conference fog, and to get my head around all the work I have to do! Before I jump into that though, I wanted to tell you what I learned … Continue reading
by Fae Rowen I am a plot-driven writer. The plot arrives first in my head, then I look for people who will survive and grow in that world. My #1 concern? My characters MUST connect with my readers. To have … Continue reading
A guest blog by Tiffany Lawson Inman Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU to Laura Drake for inviting me to join WITS today. And a BIG congrats on her 3 book deal! Even though she’s a big star now, I … Continue reading
by Jenny Hansen Today, I’d like to introduce you to the late, great mystery and TV writer, Stephen J. Cannell. Trust me, most of you have watched his shows. As many of you know, all of us at Writers In The Storm … Continue reading
By D. A. WATT This is the second installment of a three part series. The first post focused on attitude. “Prior and proper preparation makes for peak performance. Like creating a novel that takes readers somewhere, amazing.” There are only three … Continue reading
We’re happy to introduce you to James Preston, author of the award-winning Surf City Mysteries series. James’ wife, Nancy, encouraged Fae Rowen to write her first book. James encouraged Fae to go to the San Diego Writers Conference to learn … Continue reading
We’re huge Donald Maass fans here at WITS. We’ve got all his books. Mine are dog-eared. He has a way of breaking down critical craft points and making them easy to understand. He’s graciously allowed us to repost a blog … Continue reading