Posted on 02/14/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s Valentine’s Day, so we’re legally required to share a post about writing romance. But we’ll go easy on writers,...

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Posted on 02/13/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Perhaps you’re in a sentimental mood and would like to dabble in poetry — or the upcoming holiday has you...

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Posted on 02/12/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s perfectly natural to look at someone else’s success and wish that it were yours instead of theirs. But just...

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Posted on 02/12/2021 at 11:05 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Love stories certainly contain conflict — but, warns David Corbett, don’t mistake it for the kind you might find in,...

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Posted on 02/11/2021 at 03:05 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’re sure that what an expert would say is the biggest mistake an author can make would depend on what...

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Posted on 02/11/2021 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Scene analysis seems to be the topic du jour among the writing blogs we follow. This contribution to the trend...

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Posted on 02/10/2021 at 02:50 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

As an author, you certainly want your fiction to evoke feelings – maybe even strong ones — in your readers....

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Posted on 02/10/2021 at 10:51 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you found a recent post about story shapes to be helpful or interesting, we have another variation on that...

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Posted on 02/09/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You know how you’re never truly done marketing a book? Penny Sansevieri is never quite done finding ways that you...

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Posted on 02/09/2021 at 11:26 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

As former journalists, we have no problem remembering that Associated Press style prefers “toward” versus “towards.” (On the flip side,...

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