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Formatting---The Difference Between Mediocre & Magnificent

Today, I have a lovely guest post from a friend of mine, Travis Simmons. He’s here to enlighten us about one of the “unseen heroes” of book success. 974 more words


Cyberbullies, Trolls, Mobs & Haters---How to Protect Yourself & Others in a Dangerous World

As the WANA Mama, I am fiercely protective of my writer peeps…like Giant Kodiak Mother Bear Protective. I will and have gone to the mattresses for fellow writers who’ve found themselves under senseless attack. 2,286 more words

Kristen Lamb

Generate Nerve-Shredding Story Tension---Power of the Secret-Keeper

It’s tempting for us to create “perfect” protagonists and “pure evil” antagonists, but that’s the stuff of cartoons, not great fiction. Every strength has an array of corresponding weaknesses, and when we understand these soft spots, generating conflict becomes easier. 1,364 more words


Want to Reach New Heights as a Writer? Learn to QUIT

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month—November) is just around the corner. Many new writers take this as an opportunity to test if they can do this professional writing thing “fer realz.” Some of us dust off an old story and see if we can toss it in the crucible of peer pressure and FINALLY finish. 1,525 more words

Kristen Lamb


Following last month’s release of their long-awaited seventh studio album Junto, Basement Jaxx have shared brand new track We Are Not Alone. Set to follow in the footsteps of their previous single… 21 more words


Young Entrepreneurs, School Fundraising Fiascos, & Parental PTSD

I was a BORN entrepreneur, and blessedly was a child of the 70s and 80s. I always had a business from the time I was four. 2,093 more words

Kristen Lamb

5 Tips For Long-Term Writing Success

The Internet is overflowing with all kinds of “guidance.” Often, we have to learn by trial and error. What’s sound and what’s a shill? Being a Fort Worthian, I’ve learned that comedian Will Rogers nailed it when he said,  1,288 more words