Category: Writing

The Wound: How Pain Can Deepen Our Fiction

The wound is critical for creating dimensional characters and, thus, layered stories. It’s impossible to be fully human and devoid of cracks.

Johari Window: Harnessing Character Blind Spots

The Johari Window can be one of many powerful tools for crafting dimensional characters and developing layered stories (plots) audiences love.

Drama: Three Simple Ways to HOOK Audiences

drama, dramatic tension, conflict, how to hook an audience, writing tips, Kristen Lamb

Drama needs to be in all content we create. It’s the perfect human bait, guaranteed to hook audiences faster than cocaine-laced kittens.

Fight Scenes: Deep Cover & How to Write the Good Fight

If we can stab with it, it’s a weapon. If we can jab with it, it’s a weapon. If we can use it to hit someone, it’s a weapon. If we can throw it, it’s a weapon.

Is Podcasting the New Blog?

Why is podcasting exploding in popularity? How can it benefit authors and creatives? Follow the audience and you’ll find the money.