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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

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Moving past ‘Dear Diary’

Writers in the Storm welcomes debut author Debbie Herbert, sharing writing tips on how different types of journals can help you with the initial story, emotion, and even writer’s block. And Debbie has generously offered a copy of her debut … Continue reading

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Place Descriptions: It’s About Atmosphere Not a Travel log

By Sharla Rae When I first started writing, the one thing my critique partners complained about most was my lack of descriptions. I hated doing them. Only the action and characters interested me. Who cares what color the sky is? … Continue reading

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10 Favorite Writing Lessons from Margie Lawson (and her Peeps!)

Several months back, Margie Lawson did a guest blog here at Writers In The Storm called 10 Not Absurd Tips for Fiction Writing. If you missed it, you’ll definitely want to take a moment to catch up. She gave 10 … Continue reading

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