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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Posted on 06/08/2021 at 09:18 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Dave Chesson acknowledges that static characters may not sound all that interesting, based on their names. But in reality, they...

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Posted on 06/04/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ve shared plenty of advice on characterization, plot development, language and more on this newswire. And that’s fitting, since this...

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Posted on 05/25/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

As evidenced by the passionate fandoms for such epic novels as Gone With The Wind and War and Peace, length...

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Posted on 05/20/2021 at 10:59 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

World-building, like any other area of writing, has a wide variety of advice associated with it and the caveat that...

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Posted on 05/18/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A few of the posts that popped up in our feed recently focused on certain literary techniques that are sometimes...

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