Tag Archives: writing craft

5 Key Qualities of the High-Value Writer

I’m getting ready to start a quick informal round of Fast Draft at the end of the week. I’m not ready and I haven’t prepared, yet the Fast Draft invite issued by Nigel Blackwell called me. Why am I helpless … Continue reading

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Uber-Cool, Unboring Writing! 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. If you’re following the A-Z … Continue reading

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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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What Is More Dramatic Than A Fight? by Tiffany Lawson Inman

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. Only THIS week, I’m not doing … 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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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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4 More Cowbell-ish Things

This is a big week here at at More Cowbell, even if it doesn’t look like it. Here’s what’s going on: ROW80 officially ends today. This was my first ROW80 and it was eye opening. I will be approaching things … Continue reading

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