September 16th, 2013

THE TRICKY PART

“The Tricky Part” of writing is different for every author, but hardly anyone is good at both dialogue & description. Laurie Schnebly Campbell talks about the skills required for each, and how to discover where your strengths lie.

And, did we mention that there is a prize for a lucky commenter? That contest closes […]

February 22nd, 2013

Look Who’s Talking~Dialog Involving Multiple Characters

Just a quick announcement — Liz Flaherty won the Advanced Reader Copy of Anne Clelland’s Historical, Tainted Angel. Liz, you’ll leave her a review everywhere, right?

Charlotte Carter is back, sharing with us her experience as the author of 57 books (no, that’s not a typo!) When you talk, Char, we listen!

I was absolutely […]

November 5th, 2012

WriterStrong: Is Your Dialog Doing Double Duty?

Writers In The Storm welcomes back award-winning author and RWA RITA-nominee, Shannon Donnelly.

Today she’s talking to us about the difference between dialog that is — mediocre, and dialog that *sparkles*

By Shannon Donnelly

TECHNICAL CHALLENGE: DIALOGUE

When I first began writing, one thing stood out like a big old red light—in any story, there’s […]