December 2nd, 2015
Colleen M. Story
You’ve heard the advice “write every day.”
It good advice, especially if you’re serious about having a long-term writing career. But what if you’re doing it—you’re showing up—but you’re not happy with the results?
Maybe you’ve suffered some of the symptoms:
When you do sit down to write, you stare at […]
May 13th, 2015
Sometimes you have a flat tire, real or symbolic, and a planned writing session doesn’t happen. Sometimes you are“stuck” and have to think awhile on a solution for the corner you’ve written yourself into. Life gets busy and other responsibilities take precedence. Or a host of other daily intrusions muscle into your schedule.
This is […]
November 3rd, 2014
NaNoWriMo is here, which means my birthday is coming and our American Thanksgiving is at the end of the month. In other words, the holidays are upon us, which often leads to stress for writers.
I reserved my organic grass-fed turkey yesterday. (Yes, I know. I’m from California, okay?) As always, the minute I reserve […]
July 7th, 2014
I don’t actually believe in writer’s block. That probably makes me sound arrogant, but what I’ve found is that blocks are actually your writer instincts trying to get your attention—and what better way than to stop you cold?
Every writer needs good instincts. You have to have that gut feeling when you’re scene […]
January 23rd, 2013
Writers In The Storm is pleased to welcome a new guest blogger. I have the incredible pleasure of being in a local chapter with Kimberly Kincade and cheering her on as she swept the contest scene and then secured a fantabulous contract for her foodie novels. She obviously has a winning recipe so who better […]