Posted on 10/18/2018 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

After twelve years as a writing coach, Megan Barnhard has certainly seen proof that one size of outlining does not...

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Posted on 10/18/2018 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

There are as many different answers to the question of “how do I balance marketing with writing?” as there are...

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Posted on 10/17/2018 at 02:52 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A frustrating truth of research in many areas — including science — is that the most reliable sources aren’t always...

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Posted on 10/17/2018 at 09:53 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A draft that feels like a dud can also feel like a total waste of your precious time and energy....

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Posted on 10/16/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Siera London likes to call herself a plotster — she does a minimal amount of plotting and a fair...

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Posted on 10/16/2018 at 08:14 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Another question Joanna Penn fields fairly often from new writers is whether they should write fiction or nonfiction. The subtext...

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Posted on 10/15/2018 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This year’s Frankfurt Book Fair included, for the first time, an audiobook conference. In the words of one industry executive,...

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Posted on 10/15/2018 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Bec Evans wants writers to reclaim the adjective “prolific.” No more associating high-volume output with low-quality, she says — being...

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Posted on 10/15/2018 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No matter how up-to-date you think you are on Amazon’s review requirements, it never hurts to have a guide at...

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Posted on 10/14/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The principles from a 1960s book on advertising are still perfectly relevant to indie authors in the digital age, says...

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