Posted on 07/31/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The distinction between dynamic and static characters is fairly straightforward — the former changes as the story progresses, while the...

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Posted on 07/29/2021 at 09:39 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Most publishing experts — Dave Chesson included — will acknowledge that while Amazon is an ebook powerhouse, selling your books...

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Posted on 07/23/2021 at 10:43 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Just as understanding what motivates you can positively influence your own behavior, so too can understanding a character’s motivations benefit...

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Posted on 07/21/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In Dave Chesson's opinion, the best way to get to know a character is to interview him or her. If...

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Posted on 07/15/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Just as you can boil down most stories into a handful of basic plots, so too can you narrow down...

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Posted on 07/12/2021 at 02:24 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The freedom of being an indie author comes with the power — or obligation — to make all sorts of...

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Posted on 07/02/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Dave Chesson, the Kindlepreneur, hasn’t actually posted everything that you could possibly need to know about editing, but he’s certainly...

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Posted on 06/27/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you’re an avid reader — as authors are counseled to be — you will no doubt have noticed that...

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Posted on 06/18/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Good news: writing an epigraph is a piece of cake. That’s because it’s typically less a matter of creating something...

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Posted on 06/15/2021 at 10:33 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Dave Chesson broke down the differences between forewords and prefaces already. Now he has advice on how to write the...

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