Posted on 01/20/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Readers want to know all about your characters (or at least they should), but the best way to bring them...

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Posted on 11/21/2018 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We maybe put the cart before the horse by sharing yesterday’s post about writing flawed but compelling protagonists first. Writer’s...

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Posted on 10/31/2018 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you’re new to writing mysteries, Zara Altair wants to introduce you to an important character with whom you might...

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Posted on 09/17/2018 at 11:10 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Jess Lourey and Shannon Baker hate to break it to you, but as a writer, you’ll still have to leave...

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Posted on 08/03/2018 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We don’t typically see authors declare that they’re writing for other authors, but Curtis Sittenfeld did just that with Writer’s...

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Posted on 08/01/2018 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writing coach Deb Norton has an alternative approach to how you might develop your characters more fully. Her aim is...

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Posted on 07/12/2018 at 10:45 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

How do you make a reader believe that your characters really could — or do — exist? According to Damon...

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Posted on 06/27/2018 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

​Romance Writers of America is launching a new writing-advice video series. The first Two-Minute Tip installment covers how to journal...

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Posted on 06/10/2018 at 12:13 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sure, we all enjoy escapism through literature, but most of us like a dash of realism as well. So when...

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