Posted on 05/23/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Pretending that your characters — heroes and villains alike — are on a therapist’s couch, with you as...

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Posted on 05/23/2019 at 11:15 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Chris Syme recently shared six reasons to launch a podcast — and one reason not to do so. Now she’s sharing...

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Posted on 05/22/2019 at 02:25 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

One can make generalizations about which point of view to use in fiction, based on genre alone. But C.S. Lakin reminds u...

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Posted on 05/22/2019 at 11:03 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Five world-building approaches for the price of one! Writer’s Digest spoke with five acclaimed authors about how t...

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Posted on 05/21/2019 at 03:08 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Do you trust your reader? That may seem like a silly question, but C.S. Lakin believes it’s at the root at some pa...

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Posted on 05/21/2019 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In the early stages of her career, romance author Katharine Ashe went to a writing retreat led by Mary Buckham. The...

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Posted on 05/20/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Would any of us not want to end writer’s block for good? Two recent posts on author-resource websites offer potent...

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Posted on 05/20/2019 at 10:55 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sometimes, hiring outside help is fairly transactional — like, say, when you have plumbing repairs done. Other tim...

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Posted on 05/17/2019 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Those who use MailChimp for their author newsletters have likely received some bad news: that the pricing structure is c...

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Posted on 05/17/2019 at 09:11 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An ongoing theme in book-marketing for indie authors is the value of repurposing your content across platforms. In that...

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