Writers in the Storm

A blog about writing

storm moving across a field

Tag: editing

The Most Important Edit No One Talks About

Everyone knows what I call the 10,000 foot edit – it’s the content/developmental edit – it’s looking at your story from a plane, to spot the plot mountains and canyons that need to be fixed. Genre no-no's? Unsatisfying ending? That night with the weasel scene?… Read the post

Read More
Finding the Gold in a Dust-Bunny Book

Kimberly Belle

For the past few months, I’ve been making the promotional rounds for my second novel, The Ones We Trust. I’ve been talking to readers and touring on blogs, and one of the questions I keep getting is, how was writing this story different than writing the first one?… Read the post

Read More
Margie’s Rule # 8:  Beware of Writerly!

Margie Lawson

 writingIf you wish review the rule that started it all... Margie-Rule #1: Never Take Any Word for Granted. Or read the whole series!

Are you an NCIS fan? A Jethro Gibbs fan? A Mark Harmon fan?

If you said YES, you know Jethro Gibbs has rules.… Read the post

Read More
Branding for the Multi-Career Author

Sierra Godfrey

Most authors have a day job, and sometimes we’re lucky enough for that be writing-related. They say that the creative brain has the ability to be creative in multiple ways, and you’ll often find those who write also paint, act, sing, compose.… Read the post

Read More
Diving Deep into Deep Point of View

Rhay Christou


Agents want it. Editors want it. Readers are begging for it. Deep point of view is all the rage.

But what is deep point of view?

Deep point of view is intense. It not only represents the sights, sounds, and actions filtered through a POV (point of view) character but goes deeper into emotions as well as a character’s unique worldview.… Read the post

Read More

Subscribe to WITS

Recent Posts





Copyright © 2024 Writers In The Storm - All Rights Reserved