Posted on January 26, 2023 at 10:54 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If fantasy is your current or soon-to-be genre, boy, do we have the post for you. Dave Chesson, the Kindlepreneur,...

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Posted on January 22, 2023 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When fantasy novels are good, they can inspire some incredible dedication from readers. Take the Lord of the Rings and...

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Posted on December 16, 2022 at 9:50 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The "epic" in epic fantasy doesn't (and shouldn't) refer to the excessive effort required to read such a novel. And...

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Posted on September 20, 2022 at 9:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We hadn't intended to share a post on fantasy writing on George R.R. Martin's birthday; that's just how it happened....

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Posted on June 6, 2022 at 9:58 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 May 31, 2022 at 9:36 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 February 28, 2022 at 9:26 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 November 8, 2021 at 2:56 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 July 8, 2021 at 3:30 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 May 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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