Kristen Lamb

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The Priority Parallax: What’s TRULY Important?

To be blunt, we’re all facing a priority problem. We’re being relentlessly told we can have it ALL, when no…no we can’t.

World-Building: Captivate Readers & Never Let Go

World-building is essential for every story, but obviously genre will have a major influence on how much our story requires. Setting can add an entirely new level of dimension to our stories.

Formula: Writing to Formula vs. Being Formulaic

Formula is critical in everything, even writing. Thus, when someone asks, is storytelling becoming more of a product than an art form, the answer isn’t as straightforward as one might think.

Writing Rules: How & Why We Play ‘Follow the Reader’

Writing rules tend to make newbies break out in hives. They, as I once did, believe that the word ‘rules’ automatically implies creativity is somehow stymies and the art will not flow. WRONG.