I’ve talked to dozens of agents and editors about what makes them stop reading submissions. We’ve chatted on planes and on yachts, in several countries, on several continents. We’ve chatted at luncheons and dinners and late nights in bars.… Read the post
Thanks for coming along with us
Now the party can begin!
I'll bet this is the first moving party you've been invited to that doesn't involve packing boxes, shifting furniture, or putting down shelf paper.
Why? Because Sierra Fong and Mike Chen over at Atmosphere Websites have already done all the heavy lifting!… Read the post
by Margie Lawson, @MargieLawson
If you watch NCIS, you know Jethro Gibbs, aka Mark Harmon, has rules. Fifty-plus rules. My next fifteen (or fifty) blogs will feature a different Margie-Rule for writers.
[Click here for Margie's Rule #1:
Never Take Any Word for Granted.]
Margie’s Rule #2: Write the Hard Stuff: Facial Expressions
Write the hard stuff.… Read the post
The winner of Tiffany's drawing last month is Patrick as determined by Random.org. Congratulations, Tiffany is waiting for you to contact her with your information.
By Tiffany Lawson Inman
Action is reaction.
Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know I’ve hammered in a few times the simple fact that action and suspense are made up of action and reaction, cause/ effect, stimulus/response.… Read the post
By Margie Lawson
Big hugs to Laura Drake for inviting me to post at WITS today.
I love teaching writers how to create their best, best, best writing. Writing that draws the reader in so deep, that when the POV character’s heart races, the reader clutches their chest.… Read the post