Tag Archives: Kristen Lamb

Novel Diagnostics: How to Tell if Your Book Might Have Terminal Problems in TEN Pages

By Kristen Lamb For those of you who have submitted before, ever wonder how an agent can ask for the first 20 pages and still reject your book? Did you ever wonder if the agents really read these pages? How … Continue reading

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What Star Trek Can Teach Us About Great Writing

by Kristen Lamb Writers In The Storm is delighted to welcome Kristen Lamb today. She’s a treasure trove of writing, author and social media know-how so strap in for a great post! ************ I love the 2009 J.J. Abrams rendition … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Conferences

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

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Right Time, Right Place

-by Fae Rowen The RWA 2012 National Conference, for me, was a perfect example of Right Time, Right Place. First, I have to shout CONGRATULATIONS, TESSA DARE, ON YOUR RITA! Tessa won the RITA for Best Regency Historical with A … Continue reading

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The Doctor is in the House–Novel Diagnostics by Kristen Lamb

Back on New Year’s Day, many of you might have vowed to take your craft more seriously in 2012…before the world ends, of course. This resolution likely means more conferences and many, many more queries. For those of you who … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Piper Bayard — How Writers Learn What They Need To Know

The Guinea Pig Diaries: Novel Edition by Piper Bayard I wrote a novel. For five and a half years, I wrote a novel. I didn’t just write it, I rewrote it, rewrote it, and rewrote it again. I ate it, … Continue reading

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Social Media and Your Author Brand

Today’s authors are very in-the-know about the changes sweeping through the publishing industry. I am so thankful to be pursuing a writing career in these times where the access to amazing resources and generous authors is at our fingertips. If you … Continue reading

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