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WITS Event: Double The Love + New Website

Since the beginning here at Writers in the Storm, we've been all about spreading the love. And every so often, we throw the doors open for some shameless self-promotion opportunities for our readers. Our only requirement for those glorious days -- formerly called "Pimp & Promote" -- is that they double the love and promote someone else's work alongside their own.… Read the post

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Using The Power of Taste in Writing

by Ellen Buikema

Using the power of taste in writing evokes emotions that may send readers all over the emotional map, from disgust to delight. It's the combined experience of what we see with our eyes, taste with our tongue, and smell with our nose.… Read the post

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How To Use Touch In Writing

by Ellen Buikema

Touch is a basic human need. It’s the first sense we develop and our first social interaction at birth.

The Power of Touch.

Imagine walking barefoot through a forest. The softness of moss between your toes, the cool slime of mud, the pokes and scratches of pine needles, sticks, and stones.… Read the post

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One Word To Guide Your Writing Journey in 2022

Our Writers in the Storm team chose single guiding words in 2016, and 2017, 2018, and 2019. We took last year off for Covid, but we're ba-a-ack with new energy, new team members, and new words. We are ready for some writing in 2022!… Read the post

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Happy Holidays from Writers In the Storm!

Whether you celebrate a lot or a little, on your own or with family and friends, all of us here at Writers In the Storm are wishing you a joyful holiday season. There is no blog today because we're all being busy holiday elves, but we hope you have a wonderful holiday weekend.… Read the post

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