Posted on 08/04/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The winner of the 2021 AKO Caine Prize for African Writing has been revealed. Meron Hadero became the first Ethiopian...

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Tagged As: Awards, Short story

Posted on 08/03/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Even if you know you’re in the right, official letters from a big organization asking for proof or verification can...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 08/03/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s a motley crew of new releases and reviews, with one thing in common — major name recognition for all...

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Posted on 08/03/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Celebrity book clubs have released their picks for August 2021. Reese Witherspoon selected We Were Never Here, by Andrea Bartz....

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Tagged As: Book club, Pop culture

Posted on 08/03/2021 at 11:13 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You’ve stuck to just the storytelling. You swear. There’s nothing left to trim. But your novel still feels too long....

Categories: Behind the scenes

Tagged As: Editing, Writing advice

Posted on 08/03/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you were on the internet last weekend, you saw the tweet. My publicist is on my case about my...

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Tagged As: Technology

Posted on 08/03/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Flannery O’Connor died on this day in 1964. She may be most widely known for her short stories, including...

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Posted on 08/02/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer’s Digest is marking one hundred years of publishing this year. So, naturally, one part of the celebration is a...

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Posted on 08/02/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The first major biography of author WG Sebald promises an in-depth look into the traumas that shaped his career. Carole...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 08/02/2021 at 11:44 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you found yourself reading more last year, you’re not alone. The US Department of Labor’s American Time Use survey,...

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