Posted on 11/17/2021 at 03:26 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Current writing wisdom holds that simpler is better when it comes to dialogue tags. That is, “said” — or nothing...

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Tagged As: Dialogue, Writer Unboxed

Posted on 11/17/2021 at 09:26 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No matter what religion or culture you belong to, this time of year is chock-full of holidays — meaning family...

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Posted on 11/16/2021 at 04:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Most authors hope readers struggle to set their books down, but thriller writers have a particularly keen interest in keeping...

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Posted on 11/16/2021 at 11:23 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Draft2Digital added a new feature to its Books2Read universal link program last month: the ability to add print links. Previously...

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Tagged As: Technology

Posted on 11/15/2021 at 02:51 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Kathryn Craft had so much to say about how to incorporate controversial topics — what she calls “big issues” —...

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Posted on 11/15/2021 at 10:13 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Digital Reader highlighted two deals related to audiobooks in his Morning Coffee roundup post. The one with more name...

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Posted on 11/14/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

As far along into the indie revolution as we are, you might think that certain myths about self-publishing would’ve faded...

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Posted on 11/13/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Characters aren’t the only elements of your story for which you need to choose names. There are businesses, sometimes, and...

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Posted on 11/12/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Those of us who own pets (or are owned by them) have certainly wondered at least once, if not more...

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Posted on 11/12/2021 at 10:04 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The best part about being an indie writer? You’re your own boss. The worst part? You’re your own boss. So...

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