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Tag: Kristen Lamb

Warrior Writer—Formula for Disaster Meets the Recipe for Success (Part II)

The writer’s contribution is more than valuable, it preserves and grows the human condition. Tyrants burn the books first for a reason.

Warrior Writer—Formula for Disaster Meets the Recipe for Success (Part I)

What good is a brilliant novel if we don’t learn the business well enough to survive, let alone thrive? Similarly, what good does learning about finding an agent or even great marketing serve us if our product is crap?

Deadly Sin of Writing #7—Drifting in the Doldrums

Conflict can be boiled down to somebody wants something, but then… This is the fuel that drives the machine of your story.

Warrior Writer: Deadly Sins of Writing—Sin #6 Patronizing the Reader

I would wager that most of us do not sit up all night thinking of ways to treat our readers like they’re stupid. Yet, it does happen, and many times I believe it is a very innocent mistake. It’s as if we get so wrapped up in our story that we mentally stumble in that brief span from synapse to keyboard, and inadvertently end up treating our readers like they need a drool cup.

Warrior Writer: Deadly Sins of Writing—Sin #5 The Bog of Back-Story

Today’s blog will help you give life to great characters. How? By teaching you not to kill them.