Posted on 08/15/2018 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you’re like the Fussy staff, you don’t really need an excuse to justify traveling. Just in case you do,...

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Posted on 08/14/2018 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You’ve invented characters, helped them conquer (some of) the obstacles you threw at them, developed their entire world ... and...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Tagged As: Writing advice

Posted on 08/14/2018 at 10:54 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Recently we featured two guest columns from sensitivity reader (and author) Patrice Williams Marks: one explaining the service and another...

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Posted on 08/13/2018 at 02:53 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Children’s author Karen Inglis has been self-publishing her books for several years now, and by now, she knows what works....

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Posted on 08/13/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Ellen L. Buikema discovered recently that Amazon is rolling out the option to add videos to a book’s page....

Categories: Behind the scenes

Tagged As: Amazon, Marketing, Video

Posted on 08/12/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The founder and CEO of Smashwords has an idea on how indie authors can reach more readers: create more readers....

Tagged As: Marketing

Posted on 08/11/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ideally, before you hire an editor, you should know the answers to three questions: 1. When should I hire one?...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Tagged As: Editing, Writer's Digest

Posted on 08/10/2018 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You landed an interview and shared it on your social accounts — congratulations! The better news, though, is that you’re...

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Tagged As: Marketing

Posted on 08/10/2018 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

WordPress users have likely seen posts or notices about something called Gutenberg. If you haven’t and are now alarmed, if...

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Tagged As: The Digital Reader

Posted on 08/09/2018 at 03:13 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Graphic novels are certainly having a moment right now, so if you’ve ever considered working on one, author Steve Kissing...

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