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Tag Archives: fiction
Tips on Subtext ~ What Is It REALLY?
Thank-you to Shannon Donnelly for supplying a “handout” to a workshop I was looking forward to – SUBTEXT. We are truly fortunately at Writers in the Storm to have Shannon as a contributing blogger the first Monday on every month. … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging Guests, Craft, Miscellaneous Tagged fiction, Shannon Donnelly, subtext, Writers in the Storm, writing 29 Comments
13 Ways To Show (Rather than Tell) in Your Love Story
by Charlotte Carter When romance writers create a Happily-Ever-After tale, there has to be more to the relationship than simply LUST between the hero and heroine. As many a woman has discovered in real life, lust doesn’t last forever. (Shh, … Continue reading
Posted in Craft Tagged Charlotte Carter, fiction, Happily Ever After, romance, show don't tell, Writers in the Storm, writing 27 Comments
The Most Important Writing Lesson I Ever Learned
By Jenny Hansen Based on the title of this post, you might think I’m going to talk about plotting or character arcs or 3-Act structure… That’s a big fat “Nope!” to all three. There’s a lesson that comes before all … Continue reading
There Is More To Writing Action Than Meets The Fist: Part 2
by Tiffany Lawson Inman I picked up Harlan Coben’s CAUGHT with the express knowledge that I would find a high intensity/high emotion scene to showcase for another Dramatic Dissection. Why did I think that? Because of his prologue. The beginning … Continue reading
Posted in Craft Tagged action scenes, Caught, fiction, Harlan Coben, Jenny Hansen, Naked Editor, pacing, Tiffany Lawson Inman, Writers in the Storm, writing, writing action 32 Comments
The Art of Writing Continuities
Charlotte Carter joins us today with some inside tips for writing continuity series. I was thinking there would be spreadsheets and teeth-gnashing, but she makes it sound almost easy. Almost. Anyway, for those of you who have an interest along … Continue reading