Posted on 09/06/2019 at 11:08 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ve shared quite a few posts on the stylistic tricks to writing a memoir. But here’s another consideration you’ll want...

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Posted on 09/05/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Kristine Kathryn Rusch has news for you, if you think licensing is something that other authors — and not you...

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Posted on 09/05/2019 at 11:35 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writing a successful young-adult novel isn’t as easy as just making your main characters, well, young adults. Writer’s Digest has...

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Posted on 09/04/2019 at 04:19 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Identifying a spam comment seems obvious, right? Sometimes, but not always — and then there’s the question of how to...

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Posted on 09/04/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sometimes, we dread a task because the actions it involve are unpleasant or unappealing. (Like, say, cleaning bathrooms.) Other times,...

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Posted on 09/03/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writing coach Tanja Pajevic wants to be clear: Don’t start your memoir thinking you’ll include everything. That’s called an autobiography...

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Posted on 09/03/2019 at 11:04 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Since we left journalism, it seems like each update to AP style has been a microphone-dropping one. Or, as we...

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Posted on 09/02/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you’re among those laboring on Labor Day, we’ll add some light advice to your place. Here are Robert Lee...

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Posted on 09/01/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You can identify most punctuation marks, but can you use them properly? If not, editor Karen Conlin is ready to...

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Posted on 08/31/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Developmental editor Katie McCoach served as a judge for a writing contest earlier this year. In total, she read a...

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