November 25th, 2015

WITS Gives Writerly Thanks

Today at Writers In The Storm we’re giving thanks for the “writerly” things that help us put words on the page. We’re also opening the door for our readers! Share your gratitude for things large and small down in the comments.

Fae Rowen

I’m grateful for the usual suspects: the people who love me and […]

March 25th, 2015

Critique Etiquette: The Ultimate Guide for Giving & Receiving Feedback

Angela Ackerman

Years ago I joined the award-winning site, The Critique Circle, where I learned to hone my writing skills and develop the thick skin needed to take criticism and rejection. In addition to writing well beyond a thousand critiques, I became a moderator for the site, and with members in the thousands, I mediated […]

January 14th, 2015

Writing Process Throwdown: Jenny’s Story Quilting

Quilt a story, piece by piece… https://www.flickr.com/photos/tweedledeedesigns/4932424821/

Writing is a very imprecise process for me, which surprises no one who knows me well. I’ve tried a gajillion tools in my quest to get a book off the ground and finished. Fast Draft, W-Plot, Snowflake Method. They all helped me be a better writer, but […]

December 26th, 2014

The Perils of Writing in Public

photo credit: iandavid via photopin cc

It’s the day after Christmas, and if you’re anything like me, you’re probably exhausted and have a jolly hangover. So let’s just hang out and swap stories.

Orly and I were chatting in an early email over coffee the other day about yet another way that we writers […]

June 2nd, 2014

Writers In The Storm is Having a MOVING PARTY!

 

Party bus!

Thanks for coming along with us Now the party can begin!

I’ll bet this is the first moving party you’ve been invited to that doesn’t involve packing boxes, shifting furniture, or putting down shelf paper.

Why? Because Sierra Fong and Mike Chen over at Atmosphere Websites have already done all the […]