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Tag: Donald Maass

What’s the Worst that Can Happen? Your Character’s Biggest Fear

By Laura Drake

 

I read a lot about craft. Books, blogs, articles, websites. I’m always looking to improve my craft. I know you are too, or you wouldn’t be reading this. WITS is all about craft.

One of my weaknesses is Plotting.… Read the post

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Inspiration vs Perspiration in Writing

by Fae Rowen

This one isn't so much a throwdown  as a mirror reflecting what keeps us writing.  Usually Laura Drake draws the line in the sand first, but today I'm going to talk about inspiration and writing.  On Wednesday, since she's the queen of "bottom in the chair," Laura's going to follow-up with perspiration and the writer.… Read the post

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Blogging Guest: Donald Maass -- It’s Not About The Cougar

We're huge Donald Maass fans here at WITS. We've got all his books. Mine are dog-eared. He has a way of breaking down critical craft points and making them easy to understand. He's graciously allowed us to repost a blog that originally appeared on a blog we're also fans of, Writer Unboxed.… Read the post

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Make Your Writer's Bookshelf Work For You

by Jenny Hansen

What do you do when you need help with your writing?

I don’t mean when you can’t find the right word or phrase…my critique partner, Sharla Rae, did an excellent job of solving that issue in her "Writing Antifreeze" post a few weeks back.… Read the post

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Mash-up of Magnificence #3

by Jenny Hansen

All of us at Writers In The Storm had so much FUN in April…did you? We had amazing guest posts (thanks Tara Taylor Quinn and Pamela Kaye Tracy!), the sweeping Safari Journal from Fae Rowen and some amazing blogs on Writing Craft.… Read the post

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