Tag Archives: Nothing Sweeter

How to Avoid the Dreaded Dialogue Tag

by Laura Drake Okay, I admit it. I’m prejudiced against dialogue tags. Yes, I know they say, ‘He said/she said’ are invisible to the reader. They’re not to me. Even if you don’t share my pet peeve, why settle for … Continue reading

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You Know You’re a Writer If . . .

By Laura Drake I’m between books. Which is to say that I took two days to clean up everything on my ‘to do’ list, and today I’m diving into plotting my next book. Yeah, right. Everyone who follows WITS knows … Continue reading

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Book signings Aren’t Dead

By Laura Drake I’ll say it right up front – I’m a promo-ho.  Hey, successful authorship nowadays all about discoverability and I’m not afraid to  fall on my face to get my name out there. I wrote and sold a … Continue reading

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