March 13th, 2017

Internet Writing–It’s All About That Page

 Piper Bayard

Writers have only two motives—we write to say something, or we write to be heard. One is all about us. The other is all about the reader. In a perfect world, good writers combine both the desire to convey information and the desire to serve the reader by “speaking […]

February 15th, 2017

#WITS1000 Millenium Celebration at Writers In The Storm!

We have a surprise for you today – our 1000th post happened this week and we’re celebrating big time. That means we’re celebrating you, our amazing readers. We’re more than a little bit misty over this, as we never expected to get this far when we started our little blog back in 2010.

Thank you, […]

June 9th, 2014

How to Create an Online Writing Community – and Virtual Hugs

Jamie Raintree

When I first started dabbling in writing almost a decade ago, the Internet was only just starting to become social. There was no Facebook, no Twitter, no YouTube. Even MySpace was still a place for musicians and high school kids, and I was neither by the time it gained mainstream popularity. The […]

September 20th, 2013

How to Write a Captivating Blog Title

And now, for the winner of last Friday’s THE TRICKY PART contest: Congratulations to Evelyn Berry, the winner of Laurie Schnebly Campbell‘s writing class. Evelyn, you can contact Laurie directly about your class.

Today we welcome guest blogger Marcy Kennedy, author of Strong Female Characters, with advice for all of you who blog–or are […]

September 24th, 2012

What Are You Excited About? Marketing & Promo Made Easy…

Photo: Kathy Owen ~ WANA Commons

by Jenny Hansen

As the September blog mistress here at WITS, I’m taking a page out of my personal blog‘s playbook and marking the beginning of Autumn with a celebration of you.

I’m doing this a few different ways…

First up, we’re doing what I call “Pimp & […]