Posted on 07/18/2019 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We doubt the Digital Reader shared this stat as a means to brag, but he very well deserves to do...

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Posted on 07/18/2019 at 12:20 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Jane Friedman has updated her guide to whether you should seek permission to quote someone else’s content. Check out this...

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Posted on 07/17/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sometimes, common usage wins out over established grammar rules. That day has not officially arrived for “all of the sudden,”...

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Posted on 07/17/2019 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A few weeks ago, YA novelist Angie Thomas requested that reviewers not tag her in their negative feedback. The author...

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Posted on 07/16/2019 at 02:51 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Most of us take the time to add images to our websites, because we know it makes them more engaging....

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Posted on 07/16/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The plot is what drives your story, right? Yes, but sometimes it needs a helping hand. Jane Friedman recently shared...

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Posted on 07/15/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Kristine Kathryn Rusch has filed two more installments in her series on rethinking the writing business. If you missed the...

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Posted on 07/14/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A writer’s own life can certainly serve as inspiration, whether it results in a memoir or the tiniest plot point...

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Posted on 07/13/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Marketing expert Penny Sansevieri’s quick guide to acquiring Amazon reviews has several great pieces of advice, but one part in...

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Posted on 07/12/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We recently reminded you of the importance of making your villains complex, rather than pure evil. Writer’s Digest must've been...

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