Posted on 01/26/2021 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Territorial war is an obvious choice for conflict in your novel, whether it takes place in the real world or...

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Posted on 12/30/2020 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer’s Digest editor Moriah Richard wants to set the record straight when it comes to magic in fiction — it...

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Posted on 08/16/2019 at 01:12 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When you’re writing science-based fiction, handling facts can be tricky. That’s true whether you’re looking to invent a new reality...

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Posted on 01/03/2019 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

J.R.R. Tolkien, who needs no introduction (but, yes, we'll state that he wrote the Lord of the Rings series), was...

Tagged As: Fantasy, Writer's Digest

Posted on 09/06/2018 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It hadn’t fully dawned on us just how complex any given world is, until we read Sara Raasch’s checklist for...

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Posted on 08/17/2018 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

On this day in 1945, George Orwell’s Animal Farm was published, so it’s fitting that author Jay Schiffman would reference...

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