September 5th, 2016

10 Things I Know About You and Your Books

From our earliest moments, most writers are avid readers. We devour books – for story, for Craft, for new worlds and new ideas.

We have To Be Read piles (TBR for short) that are taller than small children. Our favorite authors and characters become our friends.

I don’t know if we become students of […]

June 8th, 2016

5 Ways Google+ Can Rock Your Search Rankings (and Your World)

We always try to bring you information on the most useful technologies here at WITS and there’s a gaping hole in the Google+ category. We hope to rectify that with this post! Google Plus is an incredibly valuable social media platform, especially when it comes to making you (and your books) searchable.

Unfortunately, a lot […]

June 6th, 2016

Summertime Reading — Let’s Pimp and Promote!

Photo from Pixabay

Summer is coming up fast and here at Writers in the Storm we’re marking the occasion with a little “Pimp and Promote.” Of course, this always costs us some money, because we have to go out and buy lots of books. But there will be awesome “beach read” sales in next […]

April 6th, 2016

Write Up A Storm Today!

It’s here. The first anniversary of Write Up a Storm.

We’re writing up a storm from 4:00 a.m. to 10:00 PDT. If you missed the tips, you can read them on our Facebook page.

Eighteen hours of opportunities to connect with others, meet goals, and get your words “on paper.”

We’ll be writing from […]

February 10th, 2016

Escalate Story Tension with Dirty Fighting

Dirty Fighting techniques

Today we’re talking about Dirty Fighting. What is it, and why do you want your characters to do it? The main reason: It escalates tension in your story by deepening both your external and internal conflict.

Dirty Fighting isn’t about some how-to guide on Jujitsu or Street Fighting. Nope, it’s actually a list of […]