by Barbara Linn Probst
I’m delighted to join WITS as a regular blogger! Thanks for having me.
We’ve all had that question put to us by friends, relatives,
colleagues, and potential readers. It’s a reasonable question.
“It’s the story of a woman who …”
“It tells what happens when ...”
But that’s the setup.… Read the post
A few years back, I wrote a post called How To Focus on Your Story's DNA that identified the elements of story that never change. I use those unchanging elements to help keep my story on track. Theme is one of those important elements, and it's a tough one because most of the writers I talk to don't how to articulate their story's theme.… Read the post
Writers In The Storm is delighted to welcome paranormal writer and blogger, Jami Gold! She'll be stopping in over the next few days to answer any comments you have. (Thanks, Jami!)
On my blog last week, I talked about how it’s fascinating to watch a story evolve from a story seed into a full-blown draft. … Read the post
By Sharla Rae
In our WITS crit group, we all have our individual critiquing talents: grammar, tight writing, action scenes, male point of view, description etc. And when one of us starts a new project, we verbalize or write an outline of the story so that our partners can critique the individual story elements as well as the Big Picture.… Read the post