Posted on 11/23/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In C.S. Lakin’s first post about deep point-of-view, she described it as telling the story in the character’s voice, not...

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Posted on 11/20/2020 at 01:15 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

C.S. Lakin has noticed a common issue in amateur writers’ work: the failure to stick with deep point-of-view. In a...

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Posted on 11/11/2020 at 02:18 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Fans of checklists, C.S. Lakin has a gift for you. She has a list of five essential components for every...

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Posted on 11/02/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

How many times have you politely nodded at your conversational partner, wondering when she or he will get to the...

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Posted on 10/20/2020 at 10:33 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit, our RSS feeds were full of tips on how to keep writing in spite...

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Posted on 10/06/2020 at 11:27 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

C.S. Lakin knows that some authors aren’t as concerned with their novels’ themes as they are with other aspects. And...

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Posted on 09/29/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’re putting on our therapist hat today and sharing a few posts that focus on the psychological part of writing....

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Posted on 08/26/2020 at 11:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ve previously shared posts on sensitivity readers and how to write characters from other backgrounds. Now, more than ever, it’s...

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Posted on 08/13/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The town in which we attended college was, objectively, not an interesting place: 18,000 residents (counting generously), few of the...

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Posted on 08/01/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In one of our recent author Q&As, a writer told us that she would tell her younger self to show...

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