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From Beyoncé to The X Files: Allusion Power on the Page

Margie Lawson

Hello Everyone!

I’ll SHOW then TELL:

“Goodbye LA, G'day Australia.” She wiggled her hips and Beyoncéd into the hall.

That fun example was written by multi-Immersion grad Elaine Fraser.  

Now I’ll TELL:

Allusion is a rhetorical device. It’s a quick reference to a famous person or event that includes the trait.Read the post

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10 Not Absurd Tips for Writing Fiction - by Margie Lawson

I'm very excited to have my mentor, Margie Lawson guest blogging with us today. Fae Rowen and I attended her amazing Masters Immersion Class this year, and are editing feverishly!

Here's Margie:

A HUGE THANK YOU to Laura Drake and the Writer’s in the Storm bloggers for inviting me to be your guest today. Read the post

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Embrace Your Red Pen

by Fae Rowen

The joke in here at WITS is that I sit in my living room waiting for an editor to knock on my front door and ask, “Do you have a book I can buy?”  Yep, pretty passive.  Lots of backstory on why I haven’t sent out requested manuscripts, but here’s what’s going on now.… Read the post

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Our 100th Post...Who ARE Those WITS Bloggers?

In April, 2010, when Writers In The Storm was launched, we never contemplated making 50 posts, much less 100. We started this "blogging thing" as part of our yearly critique group goals.

We didn't know we'd have so much fun.
We didn't know we'd have so much to say.… Read the post

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