By Lisa Wilson-Hall
Writing character emotions is tricky, but an effective way to bring your writing to life. Emotions serve three specific purposes: to inform us, to protect us, to warn us. All of this is true in real life as in fiction.… Read the post
by Eldred Bird
In a previous WITS post, I covered five of the Twitter writing community’s least favorite tips and so-called “rules” for writing. One article wasn’t nearly enough space to cover the subject, so I’m back with five more!… Read the post
By Kris Maze
Writing Inspiration arrives like a lightning bolt and disappears like a mist, but we can replenish this elusive entity each day with our surroundings. When I examined my workspace for writing 'fuel', I found many ways it helps me coax the words onto the page.… Read the post
by Colleen M. Story
Is “doomscrolling” hurting your writing creativity?
If you haven’t heard of the term, it describes the act of consuming a lot of negative information at once, typically online.
It’s become more popular over the past year, but it could ruin your writing sessions.… Read the post
by Lori Freeland
My favorite line from Tangled is when Flynn Rider tells Rapunzel, “I don’t do backstory.” To me, it sets the tone for who he is and how he’s going to change. His past is his past, and he refuses to dump it on anyone—even himself.… Read the post