September 13th, 2021

Everything Has A Story

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Inspiration | Writer's Life

by Eldred “Bob” Bird

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my writing life, it’s that everything has a story. Every object within my sphere came from somewhere. It had a beginning and will eventually have an end. Along the way it may pass through many hands and touch countless lives before being swallowed up by the sands of time.… Read the post

August 30th, 2021

Double The Love (aka Pimp & Promote)

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Author Marketing | Writer's Life

Since the beginning here at Writers in the Storm, we've been all about spreading the love. And every so often, we throw the doors open for some shameless self-promotion opportunities for our readers. Our only requirement for those glorious days -- formerly called "Pimp & Promote" -- is that they double the love and promote someone else's work alongside their own.… Read the post

December 4th, 2020

Getting Past the Blank Page

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WriterStrong | Writing Craft

by James Preston

When I read a great novel, I often find myself thinking, “How on earth did the author do it?” followed by, “Where did he start?” Every published author has had to get past the blank page.

Let’s talk about Plato, the Athenian philosopher.… Read the post

August 10th, 2020

Book Covers 101: Updating Your Cover

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Author Marketing | Indie Publishing

by Melinda VanLone

Book covers are a lot like fashion, except the expectations change over the course of years instead of seasons. Everyone’s seen the cover of their favorite book change over the years, whether it’s traditionally published or indie. You might even be thinking about how nice it would be to change your own book cover to something more exciting or more “now”, but something is holding you back.… Read the post


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