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Tag Archives: Nora Roberts
Plot Fixer: Part 3 — A Lack of Goals
Writers In The Storm welcomes back Kara Lennox, a.k.a. Karen Leabo for some more plot-fixing magic. Kara is an award-winning, bestselling author of more than sixty novels of romance and romantic suspense for Harlequin and Random House. AND she’s a … Continue reading
Too Many Choices – A NYT Author Decides
By Susan Squires What a crazy, confusing and possibly wonderful world publishing is today. The traditional publishing world is under duress and their business model depends more and more on writers who are already selling a zillion books. While they … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging Guests, Bumps & Bruises on the Road to Publication, Miscellaneous Tagged angela james, carina press, Charlaine Harris, children of Merlin, Do you Believe in Magic, e-Publishing, Indie publishing, Marliss melton, melanie jackson, miss henry mysteries, ney yeork publishing ebooks, Nora Roberts, OCCRWA, Orange County RWA, publishing royalties, RITA, rita award, St. Martins press, susan squires. writers in the storm 17 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
Guest Post: Straight from Sue Grimshaw’s computer . . .
This week’s Sensational Summer Friday guest post is from Sue Grimshaw! Sue was the romance book buyer for Borders and Waldenbooks stores for more than a decade. As of April this year, Sue is Ballantine Bantam Dell’s Category Specialist & Editor At Large. … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging Guests, Bumps & Bruises on the Road to Publication Tagged Ballantine, bankruptcy, Bantam, book giveaways, Borders, Borders True Romance, Dell, edit chat, editors, Elizabeth Barrett, interview with Nora Roberts, Jessica Scott, Laura Drake, Loveswept, Nora Roberts, publishing, Random House, reader forum, Romance at Random, submitting to editors, Sue Grimshaw, Writers in the Storm, writing community 18 Comments
Writing for Two Publishers
By Charlotte Carter For a working author it’s often a good idea to write for two different publishers. In my case I write for Guideposts Books and Love Inspired Romance. That gives me an opportunity to write more books and … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging Guests, Bumps & Bruises on the Road to Publication Tagged Big Sky Reunion, Charlotte Carter, copy editing, galleys, Guideposts, Harlequin, line editing, Love Inspired, Nora Roberts, revision letters, two publishers, Writers in the Storm, writing between genres, writing for two publishers 18 Comments
How to Build Your Writing Team
I learned about the four character requirements of teamwork: openness, generosity, flexibility and patience. Of course I thought of how this applies to writing. Many writers feel that they are flying solo when nothing could be further than the truth. The process of getting a book published requires a massive amount of teamwork and every single one of the above qualities. Continue reading
Posted in Inspiration Tagged Barbara DeMarco-Barrett, Bob Mayer, building your writer's platform, Janet Evanovich, Jennifer Crusie, Jenny Hansen, Julia Cameron, Kristen Lamb, Laura Drake, Nora Roberts, Rebecca Forster, Robyn Carr, Sue Grimshaw, Susan Wiggs, teamwork, Twitter, Warrior Writer, Writers on Writing 11 Comments