August 28th, 2015

Getting to the Bottom of Your Characters

I was fortunate enough to go to the RWA Conference in New York in July (thank you, Alpha Dog). Between meetings, chatting with friends, and parties, I got to exactly 3 workshops (beat last year, when I got to zero!). But luckily I attended what I’m sure was the BEST of all workshops.

I’ve heard […]

September 2nd, 2013

Getting Your Characters to Spark

Before we get to the awesome Shannon Donnelly, I wanted to be sure you all saw the winner of Tiffany Lawson Inman’s critique: Angela Quarles!

By Shannon Donnelly

I just finished reading a story that had a major problem—no sparkage between the hero and heroine. Even worse, there was plenty of sparkage […]

February 25th, 2013

How To Get Out of Your Character’s Way

Our guest today is Amy Sue Nathan, a debut Women’s Fiction Author, with great tips on how to get out of your character’s way. I’ve heard great things about her novel, so be sure to check it out! Here’s Amy:

When I hunkered down to write a novel about a divorced mom in the suburbs […]

March 30th, 2012

Writers, Act Now!

Welcome to Last Fridays with Naked Editor Tiffany Lawson Inman on Writers In The Storm!

Right now my physical self is driving up a Colorado mountain to Margie Lawson’s 5-day Immersion Master Class to be her co-instructor doing some micro and content editing, step-by-step editing fight/action scenes, and not sleep-at-all. This ain’t no retreat!

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July 1st, 2011

The Hero’s Journey: A Thumbnail Sketch of Real Life

Writers In The Storm is thrilled to welcome this week’s Sensational Summer guest blogger, Connie Flynn!

Connie has published ten novels and several short stories. Her werewolf series was recently reissued by Back In Print and is available on Amazon.com. Two of her Harlequin books are scheduled for re-release in July.

Additionally, Connie co-founded the […]