July 2nd, 2012

The Fear Factor

Welcome to the first Monday of the month, when we are lucky to share in the wisdom of contributing blogger Shannon Donnelly. Her post today will help get you writing this summer, despite your fears.

by Shannon Donnelly

“I’m convinced that fear is at the root of most bad writing. . . . Good writing […]

January 2nd, 2012

6 Key Lessons I’ve Learned From Horses: The Three T’s – Tools, Techniques & Time

By D. A. Watt

In my two previous blogs, I covered three other key lessons I’ve learned from horses; Attitude, Knowledge, and Imagination.

Notice, talent is not included in my title. It’s not about talent; it’s about the three T’s of craft. If you’ve been writing for years, then you’ve got talent. My […]

November 28th, 2011

6 Key Writing Lessons I’ve Learned From Horses: The Key of Knowledge

By D. A. WATT This is the second installment of a three part series. The first post focused on attitude.

“Prior and proper preparation makes for peak performance. Like creating a novel that takes readers somewhere, amazing.”

There are only three places to go: somewhere, nowhere or somewhere else. Whether riding, writing, or […]

November 25th, 2011

4 Steps For Organizing Plot Ideas Into a Novel

by Jody Hedlund

We have a treat for you today. Thanks to Jenny Hansen at her More Cowbell blog, the amazing Jody Hedlund is stopping off here at Writers in the Storm during her blog tour for her new book, The Doctor’s Lady. She’s going to share some of her tricks for writing a […]

November 23rd, 2011

Writers in the Storm Are Thankful for . . .

As we begin the Holiday Season, Writers in the Storm would like to take today to share what we’re thankful for, but don’t worry. We are indeed thankful for an ocean of things, but we limited ourselves to gratitude as it relates to our writing.

And on Friday, we’re excited (and grateful) to have […]