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Process Envy

By Laura Drake

I belong to the Women’s Fiction chapter of RWA.  We just completed a month-long Write-a-Thin (you’d have had to have been there,) and it was wonderful, on many levels (not for me, on the ‘Thin’ part, but that’s another blog altogether.)… Read the post

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Your Plot Moves Too Slowly ~ 5 Tips To Help Improve Your Story's Pacing

Writers In The Storm welcomes back Kara Lennox, a.k.a. Karen Leabo for some more plot-fixing magic. Look for Kara’s writing tips the first Friday of every month. 

This is the sixth in an ongoing series of Plot Fixer blogs by double RITA finalist Kara Lennox. … Read the post

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What’s the Worst that Can Happen? Your Character’s Biggest Fear

By Laura Drake

 

I read a lot about craft. Books, blogs, articles, websites. I’m always looking to improve my craft. I know you are too, or you wouldn’t be reading this. WITS is all about craft.

One of my weaknesses is Plotting.… Read the post

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Plot Fixer - Part 2: How To Fix A Weak Opening

Writers In The Storm welcomes back Kara Lennox, a.k.a. Karen Leabo for some more plot-fixing magic.

Kara is an award-winning, bestselling author of more than sixty novels of romance and romantic suspense for Harlequin and Random House.

OMG, excuse the interruption, but I just realized we hadn't posted Kara's BIG news! Read the post

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The Plot Thickens

Mystery Maven, Linda O. Johnston is back! We've gotten lots of mysterious questions lately, particularly about writing "process," and Linda O has some answers about plot.

The Plot Thickens
by Linda O. Johnston

My guest blog posts here on Writers in the Storm will largely be descriptive of how I write, focusing on mysteries. … Read the post

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