Posted on 06/06/2022 at 09:58 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It can be enough of a struggle to write a realistic-feeling human character, let alone a living being that doesn't...

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Posted on 05/31/2022 at 09:36 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you're the type of author who loves learning from the masters, you're in luck today. Writer's Digest recently posted...

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Posted on 02/28/2022 at 09:26 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Knowing your book's genre is critical for effective writing and marketing. But of course, genres have subgenres — and readers...

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Posted on 11/08/2021 at 02:56 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you thought the 5 Ws (and their friend, the one H) were just for journalism, think again. Marshall Ryan...

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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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