Posted on September 28, 2023 at 12:16 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The publishing experts we follow have plenty of craft advice to offer.
Here are the ones that we thought were can't-miss for our authors:
How to emotionally reach your readers: Bestselling author Jeff Elkins, aka the Dialogue Doctor, presented a session on bringing the human desire for connection into your characters' relationships and dialogue (Alliance of Independent Authors).
Bad behavior makes for a compelling read: Author Heather Webb finds that she often has to discuss the less-than-savory side of real life people, as the author of historical biographical fiction, so she's developed ways to make unethical or immoral actions draw readers in, in a way that isn't just prurient (Writer Unboxed).
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