by Fae Rowen
I am a plot-driven writer. The plot arrives first in my head, then I look for people who will survive and grow in that world.
My #1 concern? My characters MUST connect with my readers. To have the "best book ever" experience, your reader must believe in, root for, identify with, and, maybe even, cry or fall in love with your protagonist.… Read the post
by Fae Rowen
Announcement: Kristen Lamb will be our guest on Friday with "Novel Diagnostics".
At the beginning of the year, I usually cycle back to the questions "Who am I?" and "Why am I here?"
I was thinking about Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dragon and remembered it's been awhile since I visited the Chinese Medicine Five Element Personality Types I first read and studied a decade ago.… Read the post
A guest blog by Tiffany Lawson Inman
Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU to Laura Drake for inviting me to join WITS today. And a BIG congrats on her 3 book deal! Even though she’s a big star now, I hope she signs up for another one of my classes 😉 Hint hint.… Read the post
by Jenny Hansen
Today, I’d like to introduce you to the late, great mystery and TV writer, Stephen J. Cannell. Trust me, most of you have watched his shows.
As many of you know, all of us at Writers In The Storm are blessed by geography to live near an active RWA chapter that gets incredible speakers.… Read the post
By D. A. WATT
This is the second installment of a three part series. The first post focused on attitude.
"Prior and proper preparation makes for peak performance. Like creating a novel that takes readers somewhere, amazing."
There are only three places to go: somewhere, nowhere or somewhere else.… Read the post