Posted on 06/29/2020 at 03:44 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Bookworms whose favorite stories were made into movies often complain that the film leaves out too much from the source...

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Posted on 06/05/2020 at 10:21 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You may be hesitant to share your own opinion, as a writer, on topics that don’t directly relate to the...

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Posted on 05/26/2020 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Nobody’s perfect. (And if you think you are, well, post a few times on the internet and plenty of folks...

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Posted on 05/05/2020 at 11:28 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Your protagonist’s job isn’t to sit back and watch the action happen — that’s your reader’s job. Editor Tiffany Yates...

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Posted on 04/30/2020 at 04:19 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

C.S. Lakin has shared no shortage of character-development tips. Today’s tool will be perfect for those starting from scratch, either...

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Posted on 04/06/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

C.S. Lakin has one more type of character that she wants authors to make effective use of in their novels....

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Posted on 04/01/2020 at 03:51 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

C.S. Lakin has already discussed why and how to add secondary characters to your novel. The focus of her earlier...

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Posted on 03/23/2020 at 12:36 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Secondary characters don’t receive the bulk of the “screen time,” so to speak, but that doesn’t make them unnecessary or...

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Posted on 03/17/2020 at 10:07 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The question of whether you can make an unlikeable character, well, likable seems at first to be a bit of...

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Posted on 03/12/2020 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Among the aspects of filmmaking that apply well to writing a book is the use of characters. Specifically, says C.S....

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