by Lisa Hall-Wilson
After launching my Deep Point of View Frequently Asked Questions series here on Writers in the Storm, I’m working my way through those questions. Today’s question is: I struggle with the mindset, how to get there and know when you’re there.… Read the post
by Angela Ackerman
Have you been in a situation where someone acts erratically,
and not in a good way? It takes you by surprise, doesn’t it? Imagine this
scenario: you’re sitting around the lunch table with coworkers and pop out a
joke.… Read the post
Readability is a critical part of editing that doesn’t get a lot of attention. Whether we're imparting instructional analysis or immersing readers in elaborate fantasy worlds, knowing our audience’s preferred reading level is key.
What is readability?
Readability formulas are calculations which are written to assess the reading level necessary for the reader to understand your writing easily.… Read the post
by Jenny Hansen
We're two weeks into the new year (and a whole new decade!) and I know plenty of writers who made some lofty resolutions. Here at WITS, we keep it simple and stick to one word to guide our writing journey in the new year.… Read the post
by Barbara Linn Probst
There’s a special writing area I’ve created for myself. A glass-topped desk with very little to clutter the surface: laptop, coffee mug, desk lamp, and my little “owl with tiara” mascot.
The desk faces a large window that looks out on trees and distant hills.… Read the post