November 13th, 2017

A Tale of Two NaNoWriMos

Christina Delay

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of […]

November 8th, 2017

How Writing Partners Help – and Where to Find Them

Julie Cantrell

The Summit Girls: F (L-R) Christa Allan, Jenny B. Jones, Lisa Wingate B (L-R) Carla Stewart, Judy Christie, Julie Cantrell

Imagine six female novelists. One quiet mountain retreat. Three days of intense power-packed creative sessions (plus a hefty stash of chocolate). That’s how our writing tribe was formed. Today, we’re a supportive […]

October 18th, 2017

Plot Up A Storm with the Team from WITS

 

You’re working on your latest manuscript, or polishing the story idea you want to blaze into Word Glory during NaNoWriMo. This is your masterpiece. The story that will grab your reader and pull him into your world and through the story with you.

It. Has. To. Be. Perfect. No pressure.

We’re not here to give […]

October 6th, 2017

4 Questions to Jumpstart Your Novel

Janice Hardy

For some writers, a blank page is a scary thing to face. Others see all that white space as an opportunity, and can’t wait to dive in and tell their story. The vast majority of us probably fall somewhere in between, with some ideas making us eager to write, and some fighting us […]

June 28th, 2017

Take Your Work-In-Progress to Camp!

Jamie Raintree

Chances are, if you’ve spent any amount of time around other writers, you’ve heard of National Novel Writing Month, an online writing event that attracts hundreds of thousands of writers from all over the world each year. The event takes place in November and each participant pledges to write 50,000 words of […]