July 13th, 2011

World Building-Part 2: Social and Cultural Aspects

by Fae Rowen

As exciting as it is to create a physical setting, my favorite part of world building is the cultural aspect. Out of the world’s culture comes the social customs, which can really show life on the planet. Of course, there are rules.

Rule #1: As an author, you must know the […]

June 20th, 2011

Writing a Deeper Story

By Laura Drake

ANNOUNCEMENT: Writers in the Storm is kicking off the summer with a series of guest blogs and we are so excited!

First in our Summer Line-up is social media guru, Kristen Lamb. Not only is she the author of two best-selling books, We Are Not Alone–The Writer’s Guide to Social Media and […]