October 17th, 2016
NaNoWriMo, for those of you who are unfamiliar with it, is National Novel Writing Month, where hundreds of thousands of writers gather to bang out many many words in a month. Many writers skip it and many writers treat it as a yearly pilgrimage to Writing Mecca.
NaNoWriMo is my birthday present to myself each […]
November 3rd, 2014
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 […]
November 19th, 2013
Jenny Hansen here, popping in to share some topics we’ve been buzzing about behind the scenes at Writers In The Storm.
First of all, this is our 500th post. That is so unbelievable to me. Four years ago, when we started this blog, we had no idea where it would go, or that we’d find […]
October 25th, 2013
Be very afraid.
I don’t remember where I first found reference to this writers challenge, but I was intrigued. Writing a horror story in two sentences? How could someone DO that?
Well, it’s not only possible, the results are amazing!
Go read these twelve, and come back. We’ll wait . . .
April 22nd, 2013
Susan Spann returns to Writers in the Storm with a new series to help you think about planning for the long-range future of your estate. In this series she’ll give us practical, easy-to-follow suggestions about protecting your intellectual property.
by Susan Spann
In the spring, a young man’s fancy may lightly turn to thoughts of […]