Good stories are built around great characters. If readers don’t identify or sympathize with your protagonist, they’re not going to care enough to come on your character’s journey.
We writers generally have a picture in mind when it comes to the characters in our books.… Read the post
If you follow me on Facebook you know I'm the Queen of Pinterest (and if you don't, why not? Beauty pics, cat memes, inspirational quotes, odd Victorian photos — COFFEE! It's a sea of happy in a chaotic world. LauraDrakeAuthor). When I saw this the other day, the photo caught my eye first.… Read the post
I was looking up some stuff on the back end of Writers In the Storm the other day and it kind of blew my mind. As I scoped out traffic and posts and fixed old links, the walk down Memory Lane made me nostalgic.… Read the post
Just a note first. I'm ready for more first page submissions! If you've sent one in and I haven't used yours, there could be three reasons. 1. it's too good - people learn from mistakes! 2. It's not perfect, but there's not enough there to spend a whole blog addressing.
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Though we are a very cohesive group here at Writers in the Storm, we are split down the middle in writing style. Laura and Fae write their stories in a linear fashion while Julie and I quilt ours together scene by scene.… Read the post