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Tag Archives: Tiffany Lawson Inman
Want To Write Like a Best Seller? Write Naked First!
by Tiffany Lawson Inman, @NakedEditor There it is. LARGE bold print peering out at me from underneath the Life and Home section….THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERS LIST, nagging me to grab my Kindle and start downloading fabulous fiction at … Continue reading
Crossing Physical Barriers: NYT Bestseller Interviews
The winner of Cynthia D’Alba’s giveaway, determined by Random.org, is Mary. Congratulations! Cynthia is waiting for you to contact her with your information. by Tiffany Lawson Inman Welcome to Part Three of Crossing Physical Barriers. Surprise! I’ve decided to add … Continue reading
Crossing Physical Barriers in Fiction – Part 2
By Tiffany Lawson Inman Well gosh, I started to write this blog and realized I jumped the gun during Crossing Physical Barriers in Fiction Part One, when I opened these two topics: Emotional intensity of fictional fights The moment before … Continue reading
Posted in Craft, Tiffany Lawson Inman Tagged Naked Editor, Tiffany Lawson Inman, Writers in the Storm, writing fight scenes 74 Comments
Emotional Barriers in Fiction: Intro to Emotional Channels (Part Three)
Happy Turkey Day Eve! No time to talk turkey today – I know most of you need to get back to the last lap of NaNoWriMo. I am just going to jump right in with one of my favorite quotes … Continue reading
Posted in Craft, Tiffany Lawson Inman Tagged Tiffany Lawson Inman, Writers in the Storm, Writing Craft, Writing Inspiration 44 Comments
King of Dramatic Impact: Don’t Skip This Key Element of Fiction!
by Tiffany Lawson Inman Going through life, we are always in a state of suspense. Mmmmm…yummy, suspense! According to Oxford dictionary: a state or feeling of excited or anxious uncertainty about what may happen. Sounds like fun, doesn’t it? Life … Continue reading
Posted in Craft, Miscellaneous, Tiffany Lawson Inman Tagged action and reaction, cause and effect, drama, Dwight Swain's Techniques of a Selling Writer, harlan Boben, Jack Bickham, key element in fiction, Scene and Structure, Six Years, Stimulation & response, suspense, Tiffany Lawson Inman 51 Comments
Seven Ways to Spark Your Writing with “Golden Lines”
by Fae Rowen On the plane home from Atlanta in July, I re-read my notes and handouts, highlighting tips that resonated with me as I prepared for a major edit on my WIP. When I participated in the UC Irvine … Continue reading
Posted in Craft Tagged Fae Rowen, Golden Line Technique, Laura Drake, Tiffany Lawson Inman, Writers in the Storm, Writing Craft, writing tips 28 Comments
Emotional Barrier in Fiction: After You Cross It, What’s Next? (Part Two)
Today Tiffany Lawson Inman is continuing the discussion of the emotional barrier in fiction. If you missed Part One on Wednesday, click here. We’re lucky not only to have Tiffany share her knowledge with us, but she’s giving away a … Continue reading
Emotional Barrier in Fiction: Why is it so important for you to learn how to cross it? (Part One)
We are fortunate to get a double-dose of Tiffany Lawson Inman this week with her insights on the emotional barrier in fiction. Look for Part Two on Friday. Oh, and read on. Tiffany’s offering a “seat” for one lucky commenter … Continue reading
Worse Than a Cliché
Welcome to the last Friday of the month with contributing word wizardess Tiffany Lawson Inman. We look forward to Tiffany’s magic to transform mundane writing to the realms of marvelous. And she’s donating a three-page edit to a very lucky … Continue reading
Dialogue is King
By Tiffany Lawson Inman In theatre, dialogue is king. It is the lifeline of the story. Character’s lines bouncing back and forth between each other. Confiding, conspiring, commiserating, coercing, or caring. Dialogue works to create emotion, conflict, show character, and … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging Guests, Craft, Miscellaneous, Tiffany Lawson Inman Tagged 77 Secrets to writing YA Fiction that sells, action, backstory, Characters, conflict, Darkness My Old Friend, dialogue, Directing Diolgue, Fighting in Fiction, From Madness to Method, Lawson Writer's Academy, Lisa Unger, Naked Editor, scenes, subtext, theatre techniques, Tiffany Lawson Inman, voice, Writers in the Storm 31 Comments