December 30th, 2013

Do You Clean Up Your Twitter Account? (3 Easy Tips)

by Jenny Hansen

If you know everything about Twitter, detest Twitter, or plan to never use it, you can probably skip this post.

For the rest of you: This is one of the most easy-to-implement social media posts I’ve ever done here at WITS. Enjoy!

It’s the beginning of a new year this week, and […]

December 18th, 2013

Crossing Physical Barriers in Fiction, Part 1

by Tiffany Lawson Inman

Hello and Happy December! I’ve kept my blog a little shorter today because I know you all are busy busy busy with festivities writing. *wink wink* My hubby is currently wondering when I will put the laptop away and finish wrapping presents.

Here is Part One of my new series here […]

September 11th, 2013

How to Support an Author’s New Book: 11 Ideas For You

By Chuck Sambuchino

My Writer’s Digest coworker, Brian A. Klems, recently geared up for the release of his first book — a humorous guide for fathers called OH BOY, YOU’RE HAVING A GIRL: A DAD’S SURVIVAL GUIDE TO RAISING DAUGHTERS (Adams Media). On top of that, my coworker Robert Brewer (editor of Writer’s Market) […]

July 31st, 2013

Our Month-End Gift To You: Promopalooza at WITS!!

We’re throwing open the comments at Writers In The Storm today for a little of what I like to call “Pimp and Promote.”

How does this work?

Here’s the rules for this Carnival of Comment Fun:

I’m taking a page out of Chuck Wendig’s book once again for you guys to do the following…

Pimp […]

July 26th, 2013

7 Tips For Finishing The First Draft

Erika Marks

by Erika Marks

First draft.

Talk about two words that manage to strike both excitement and fear in the hearts of all of us who write, yes?

After having published three books and now deep in the middle of my fourth, I’d like to think I’ve got this whole first draft […]