Posted on 07/08/2021 at 03:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Just because you’re not writing a romance novel doesn’t mean there can’t be a heart-pounding subplot. Jennifer Estep, for example,...

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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 03/31/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer’s Digest editor Moriah Richard has previously discussed how to incorporate an animal into your stories and develop it as...

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

Some writing advice is universal, while other tips are genre-specific. Fantasy author Sarah Beth Durst’s advice on Writer’s Digest is...

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Posted on 03/09/2021 at 10:41 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The only universal rule in writing time-travel fiction seems to be that you, as the author, make the rules that...

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Posted on 01/27/2021 at 10:35 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer’s Digest editor Moriah Richard previously invited her fellow authors of magical fiction to determine which of two systems their...

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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...

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