Two days ago, in Part One of this three-part series, I began sharing how to use The Five Thieves of Happiness by John Izzo in our writing to provide inner conflict for our characters. I only had "time" in the first post to share one "thief." In this post I'll share two more.… Read the post
Turning Whine into Gold
Why should anyone pay you for your writing?
Few aspiring authors give enough thought to answering this question. It is your key to effective marketing, yet many writers would rather skip the tough questions, whine about discoverability, and resort to gimmicks.… Read the post
Our lives are about change.
Some people look at change as a bad thing, as something to avoid. Others view change as a possibility for something better. No matter how you feel about the life detours called change, nothing in our lives is permanent.… Read the post
Writers in the Storm welcomes Shannon Donnelly back, as this month, she gives us some great tips on starting in the right spot.
by Shannon Donnelly
When Do You Start The Story?
This is a good question—and maybe the hardest one to answer since there is no right answer.… Read the post
Writers In The Storm welcomes back Kara Lennox, a.k.a. Karen Leabo for some more plot-fixing magic. Look for Kara's writing tips the first Friday of every month. (Here are the links for Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.) Kara is an award-winning, bestselling author of more than sixty novels of romance and romantic suspense for Harlequin and Random House.… Read the post