A couple weeks ago, I taught at the DFW conference and someone mentioned this post I wrote a long time ago. For the benefit of those who've not yet read it...or those of you who've slept since then, I figured I'd modify it to make it current. I hope this helps ease the angst you might have about how hard
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NOTE: Thank you to everyone who commented on the two-part blog by Jane Porter. Congratulations to lrtrovi who's the winner of Jane's "goodie bag."
This is Part Four is a five-part series on the science of why (and how) we fall in love based on a four-day workshop Fae Rowen attended on Attachment Styles. In case you missed any of the information, you can access…
NOTE: We’re going to put randomizer to work on Sunday and pick one name from everyone who commented on either Part 1 or Part 2 of Jane’s post. The winner of a “Jane Porter Goodie Package” will be announced on Monday, May 20.
by Jane Porter
On Wednesday I talked about the first 5 keys to success. Today I’m going to lay out the last 5 tips.
Writers In The Storm is delighted to welcome Romance and Women's Fiction author Jane Porter in the first of a two-part blog on success and survival.
I first gave this workshop in February 2004, and boy has this industry changed in the past nine years!
I first sold in January 2000 after nearly 14 years, having written 13 different novels which never sold.
Laura Drake and Fae Rowen were incredibly lucky to get to sit with James Scott Bell during the April OCC/RWA meeting and at lunch. He's a down-to-earth guy with no pretense. Best of all, he agreed to share a personal look at his writing process–through quotes of well-known authors–to give us a mid-week shot of inspiration.
Writers in the Storm welcomes back NYT Best Selling Author Kat Martin, who shares her magic to MAKING YOUR STORY BELIEVABLE by setting the location in a real place.
In her latest book cover below, you can see the setting of Against the Edge. (Click the book title to watch the trailer and read an excerpt.)
Kat is donating her latest book to one of our readers who comments on this post.
By Laura Drake
Sorry to have been absent awhile; I was finishing my last book under contract. Now, before I jump into the next one, I’ve vowed to take a break. Not from writing – If I’m breathing, I’m writing. I’m taking a break from writing what I’m committed to. I’m stepping onto the wild side. I haven’t visited there in a…
It’s your first sentence. The opening line to your masterpiece. The words that will grab your reader and pull him into your world. They. Have. To. Be. Perfect. No pressure.
We’re not here to give you a lesson in writing the opening hook. But it is May 1st and we thought that was the perfect opportunity to celebrate some firsts.
Writers in the Storm welcomes back James R. Preston with tips on how--and when--to add humor to your WIP, no matter the genre. Here he is with a fun-filled Laugh? I Thought I'd Die WriterStrong post.
by James R. Preston
There's this PI investigating a murder at a nudist camp in the hills above LA . . .
See the possibilities?