Tag Archives: D.A. Watt

The Fear Factor

Welcome to the first Monday of the month, when we are lucky to share in the wisdom of contributing blogger Shannon Donnelly. Her post today will help get you writing this summer, despite your fears. by Shannon Donnelly “I’m convinced … Continue reading

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6 Key Lessons I’ve Learned From Horses: The Three T’s – Tools, Techniques & Time

 By D. A. Watt In my two previous blogs, I covered three other key lessons I’ve learned from horses; Attitude, Knowledge, and Imagination. Notice, talent is not included in my title. It’s not about talent; it’s about the three T’s of … Continue reading

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6 Key Writing Lessons I’ve Learned From Horses: The Key of Knowledge

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

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4 Steps For Organizing Plot Ideas Into a Novel

by Jody Hedlund We have a treat for you today. Thanks to Jenny Hansen at her More Cowbell blog, the amazing Jody Hedlund is stopping off here at Writers in the Storm during her blog tour for her new book, … Continue reading

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Writers in the Storm Are Thankful for . . .

As we begin the Holiday Season, Writers in the Storm would like to take today to share what we’re thankful for, but don’t worry.  We are indeed thankful for an ocean of things, but we limited ourselves to gratitude as … Continue reading

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6 Key Writing Lessons I’ve Learned From Horses

by D. A. Watt KEY # 1 ATTITUDE ” To be honest, I’ve learned more valuable life lessons from horses than most people. Unlike humans, horses forgive and forget with patient sighs and much lip licking.” D. A. Watt I’ve still … Continue reading

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10 Power Tips for Critique Groups

We interrupt our regularly scheduled blog for an announcement: Amy Hahn was the lucky commenter who won a copy of Judy Duarte’s new novel, Christmas on Nutcracker Court!  Congrats Amy! Here’s our own Jenny Hansen, starting a new series on … Continue reading

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