April 19th, 2013

WriterStrong: Adding Humor to Your Writing

Writers in the Storm welcomes back James R. Preston with tips on how–and when–to add humor to your WIP, no matter the genre. Here he is with a fun-filled Laugh? I Thought I’d Die WriterStrong post.

by James R. Preston

There’s this PI investigating a murder at a nudist camp in […]

April 5th, 2013

Plot Fixer: Weak Black Moment and The End Does Not Satisfy

Writers In The Storm welcomes back Kara Lennox, a.k.a. Karen Leabo for the final installment of her plot-fixing series. Kara is an award-winning, bestselling author of more than sixty novels of romance and romantic suspense for Harlequin and Random House. AND she’s a 2012 DOUBLE RITA Finalist! In case you missed any of the […]

January 4th, 2013

Plot Fixer #10: A Loss Of Focus

Kara Lennox aka Karen Leabo is back today with her great Plot Fixer series. Don’t miss her other blogs!

Here are the links for Parts 1-9:

Part 1 – Your Premise Isn’t Compelling Part 2 – How To Fix a Weak Opening Part 3 – A Lack of Goals Part 4 – Is Your Conflict […]

December 7th, 2012

Plot Fixer # 9 Plots That Rely On Coincidence and Contrivance

Writers In The Storm welcomes back double RITA finalist, Kara Lennox, a.k.a. Karen Leabo with her Plot Fixer blog series. Don’t miss Kara’s writing tips the first Friday of every month.

Here are the links for Parts 1-8:

Part 1 – Your Premise Isn’t Compelling Part 2 – How To Fix a Weak Opening […]

November 2nd, 2012

The Plot Fixer #8 – Is Your Plot Too Predictible?

Writers In The Storm welcomes back double RITA finalist, Kara Lennox, a.k.a. Karen Leabo. Don’t miss Kara’s writing tips the first Friday of every month.

Here are the links for Parts 1-7:

Part 1 – Your Premise Isn’t Compelling Part 2 – How To Fix a Weak Opening Part 3 – A Lack of […]