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Tag Archives: fear
By Laura Drake Here at WITS, we’ve discussed dealing with fear before – most notably, our Throwdown, which explored The Fear of Success, and The Fear of Never Succeeding. Today, I thought I’d share with you my latest goal – … Continue reading
By Laura Drake Press On Regardless. I know you’ve seen this phrase before. It’s one of those old sayings, and like dialog tags, they become invisible after awhile. But it’s more to me – it’s my mantra. We start this … Continue reading
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
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
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
By Harry and Susan Squires Harry and I can’t tell you how many times we’ve heard from writers frustrated and “stuck” on their current work in progress. Often they say something like, “Why am I such a crummy writer?” “Why … Continue reading
by Jenny Hansen For the last few weeks, we’ve been talking about fear here at Writers In The Storm. It all started with a Thursday night chat at critique group where, “What are you afraid of?” turned into a really … Continue reading
by Jenny Hansen The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty and the power of their dreams. ~Eleanor Roosevelt Dreams are a funny thing. Nightly dreams usually fade in the morning rush, except for the periodic nightmares that … Continue reading
We’re just in time for Halloween, and I’m baaack! by D.A. WATT This past week, I found myself scurrying along the side yard fence to enter my back door. I didn’t want to chance another run in with an enormous, … Continue reading
by Fae Rowen “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself; nameless unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts.” FDR’s First Inaugural Address Laura is the queen of quotes–and of not always gentle encouragement, so I’m thanking her … Continue reading