Posted on 10/30/2020 at 10:41 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The subtext of so much marketing advice to authors is to have patience and be persistent. Book marketing coach Belinda...

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Posted on 10/29/2020 at 03:16 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Solving the crime shouldn’t be the only challenge your mystery novel’s protagonist faces. Zara Altair suggests giving your detective a...

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Posted on 10/29/2020 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

All of us, whether it’s at home or at work, have certain tasks that they just can’t bear to —...

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Posted on 10/28/2020 at 02:41 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Whether you’re a dedicated gamer or completely befuddled by its appeal, you can’t deny that gaming has a passionate fanbase....

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Posted on 10/28/2020 at 11:10 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors know it’s wise to register their works for copyright. And they probably assumed it’s better to do it sooner...

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Posted on 10/27/2020 at 03:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When we share tips on writing about love, we tend to be thinking about the relationship between two life partners...

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Tagged As: Romance, Writing advice

Posted on 10/27/2020 at 11:27 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

There’s plenty of advice floating around the writing community for pantsers who want to become plotters. What about help for...

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Posted on 10/26/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Horror isn’t the only genre that sends chills along its readers’ spines — a good romance novel ought to give...

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Posted on 10/26/2020 at 11:07 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you’ve liked Tim Waggoner’s advice on horror novels in Writer’s Digest, we have some good news for you. Waggoner,...

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Tagged As: Horror, Joanna Penn

Posted on 10/25/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

So your novel has unanswered questions and heightened tensions. Does that make it a mystery, thriller, or suspense novel? Zara...

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