January 20th, 2017

What Are You Working On? WITS Readers Share!

We’ve been working hard on resolutions, butt-in-chair, at the gym.

Let’s reward ourselves with some FUN!

Share a favorite paragraph of your current WIP (work-in-progress) in the comments. Give us your title and genre, then your paragraph.

Feel free comment on others’ as well!

 

Here’s Mine:

Hand-Me-Down Dreams, a WF […]

November 25th, 2016

Blast Copyright Pirates out of the Water

*First, a caveat: We at WITS take no money from anyone for endorsing products. If you read it here, it’s because we use it, and we believe in it.*

Okay, button up, because as they say in the vernacular of Texas, I’m fixin’ to gush all over you.

One of the big […]

September 7th, 2015

How to Slay Your Inner Editor

photo credit: Hamburg Rathaus City Hall via photopin (license)

Don’t you love it when you find a new awesomesauce writing tool when you’re not even looking for it? Me too!

I’ll try keep the backstory short (as good writers do, right? ;))

Back in the dark ages, when I thought myself invincible, I helped […]

November 3rd, 2014

5 Signs You Have the Dreaded “Turkey Block”

NaNoWriMo is here, which means my birthday is coming and our American Thanksgiving is at the end of the month. In other words, the holidays are upon us, which often leads to stress for writers.

I reserved my organic grass-fed turkey yesterday. (Yes, I know. I’m from California, okay?) As always, the minute I reserve […]

October 15th, 2014

An Author’s Assistant – Do You Need One?

I have heard other authors discussing their experience with assistants, and frankly, some of them were horror stories. I wasn’t even clear on what an assistant did, much less being able to assess if I needed, or could afford one. When my friend, Susan Squires, raved about a new assistant she hired, Kelly Oakes, I […]