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Write What You Know
Writers in the Storm welcomes Shannon Donnelly back, as this month, she makes an excellent argument for writing what you know-and better yet-tells us how. by Shannon Donnelly Writing advice can often seem mysterious. The phrase “write what you know” … Continue reading
Dubai – and a Writing Lesson
by Fae Rowen Okay, I never wrote about that Middle East trip to Dubai, Egypt, and Jordan. There were reasons, okay? Today, I’m prepared to tell you about my four days and three nights in Dubai. On my own. Well, … Continue reading
Posted in Miscellaneous, Other Obsessions Tagged Abra, Anger and emotion, Bur Dubai, Chivalry-no!, Cloth souk, Dubai, Fae Rowen, Gold souk, Invisible women, Jenny Hansen, Laura Drake, Men can't touch women, Motivating anger in a character, Sharla Rae, Souk, Spice souk, Tourist hotel Lounges, travel, write what you know, Writers in the Storm, Writing Lesson 21 Comments
Throwdown Part 2: Write What You Don’t Know
by Fae Rowen When Laura Drake originally suggested this topic months ago I knew I would be on the “don’t know” end of the throwdown. Everyone else at Writers in the Storm writes about what they know. With Sharla Rae’s … Continue reading
Posted in Craft, Miscellaneous, Other Obsessions Tagged Bret Anthony Johnston, Fae Rowen, Imagination, Jenny Hansen, Julian Hoxter, Laura Drake, Research, Rules, Sharla Rae, Throwdown, World Building, Write What You Don't Know, write what you know, Writers in the Storm, Writing Craft, Writing science fiction 23 Comments
THROWDOWN: Write What You Know vs Write What You Don’t Know
By Laura Drake I’m probably the poster child for the “Write what you know” side of the throwdown. Why? I’ll out myself at the end of this post. Let me answer the easy one first. How? For the last ten years I’ve had an … Continue reading
Posted in Craft, Inspiration, Miscellaneous, Other Obsessions Tagged Chris Shivers, motorcycle riding, motorcycling, PBR, Pro Bull Riding, write what you know, writing, Writing Life 32 Comments