January 1st, 2018

What word will guide your writing life in 2018?

I love the idea of a fresh start.

There’s something so appealing about a new beginning, an uncharted course, a do-over. It’s why every year, I make New Year’s resolutions and manage to keep many of them.

But for the last few years, I’ve also followed along with the idea of choosing a single word […]

December 22nd, 2017

Social Media Habits that Support Your Brand AND Your Life

With people all over the world averaging at least three to four hours each day online, social media marketing is something we just can’t get away from. People use their phones and mobile devices for more than half their time online and 90% of that time is spent in apps. They are browsing, cementing friendships, […]

November 22nd, 2017

The WITS Team Shares 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 am grateful for learning how to effectively edit my writing—to […]

September 20th, 2017

Writing Secrets from a Television Great

We can all remember that first moment we felt like we might understand “how to write a story.” The excitement, and the thirst to know more more more. The writing advice moment that turned the key for me came from the late, great mystery and TV writer, Stephen J. Cannell.

Trust me, most of you […]

August 9th, 2017

How To Channel Your Creative Badass

You know those perfect writing days, where you float to the page with your creativity on overdrive, and the words just flow? Yeah, me either. I wish I did, but I schlep to the desk and throw myself in the writing seat like everyone else.

What does kick that creative keister to The Chair? How […]