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Ignite Your Reader’s Imagination with the Inciting Incident

By Lynette M. Burrows

Photo of a stop sign and markings on the road at a forced turn, two-way crossroad in a rural countryside scene. Symbolic of the forced turn your protagonist takes in the inciting incident.

How do you, as a writer, capture your readers’ hearts and minds? With a spark that grabs the reader. No, that spark is not the first sentence, though it is important. The spark that grabs the reader is an inciting incident that ignites the reader’s imagination.… Read the post

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4 Steps For Organizing Plot Ideas Into a Novel

by Jody Hedlund

We have a treat for you today. Thanks to Jenny Hansen at her More Cowbell blog, the amazing Jody Hedlund is stopping off here at Writers in the Storm during her blog tour for her new book, The Doctor’s Lady.… Read the post

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