Category Archives: Techie Parts of Writing

Keep Your Characters True To Themselves

Welcome to Techie Tuesday here at More Cowbell! This is the day each week when I unleash my inner geek and we talk about some groovy piece of technology or a technical point of writing. Today, I’m clanging my Cowbell … Continue reading

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#Writing 50,000 Inimitable Smiles by Margie Lawson

Welcome to Techie Tuesday here at More Cowbell! This is the day each week when I unleash my inner geek and we talk about some groovy piece of technology or a technical point of writing. Today, I’m ringing my Cowbell … Continue reading

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Put Your Reader in Your POV Character’s Skin — By Margie Lawson

Welcome to More Cowbell! Today is Thoughty Thursday and I have a special treat for you. Our guest is the incomparable Margie Lawson. Her post is guaranteed  to get you thinking. Whether you’re a reader or a writer, you will love Margie Lawson. … Continue reading

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Give Your Writing Some Physical Therapy

Welcome to Techie Tuesday here at More Cowbell! Tuesdays are usually about a nifty piece of software or a technical aspect of writing. You can thank Dear Hubby for this week’s post. He’s in the middle of another round of physical … Continue reading

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Using The 12 Stages of Physical Intimacy To Build Tension In Your Novel

Several days back, I did a post on Sexting and questioned whether all this “virtual intimacy” between couples would change the “Levels of Intimacy” chart I use in my writing. I had several writers ask me about it in the comments … Continue reading

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Blogging Guest: Elizabeth Spann Craig, w/a Riley Adams

Happy November to all of you here at More Cowbell. I have a present for you on this first day of a mad dash/ NaNoWriMo/holiday month. Elizabeth Craig is starting her blog tour for her new book, Hickory Smoked Homicide … Continue reading

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Winners of the Dirty Fighting Contest – Part 2

We’re back for Part 2 of the Dirty Fighting contest where Naked Editor, Tiffany Lawson Inman will be dissecting the three winning entries to add more action and punch to their fantastic scenes. Remember: Part 1 of this post was … Continue reading

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Naked Editor Self-Editing Tips N’ Tricks: The Voice In My Head

By Tiffany Lawson Inman There are SO many books out there telling writers what they need in the first few pages of a book.  Well, of course they are.  The first few pages, scratch that, the first paragraph – the … Continue reading

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Ding! Ding! More Cowbell Rings for Round 2 of Dirty Fighting…

Welcome to Techie Tuesday at More Cowbell. This is the day where we cover some piece of wicked cool technology or dive into some technical aspect of writing. Last week in Round 1, we started talking Dirty…Fighting that is. We … Continue reading

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Using Dirty Fighting To Escalate Tension In Your Story

Welcome to Techie Tuesday at More Cowbell. This is the day of the week when we cover some piece of wicked cool technology or dive into some technical aspect of writing. Yesterday we discussed Dirty Fighting Techniques and you learned that, not so … Continue reading

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