Posted on 11/12/2019 at 10:41 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

There’s no denying that selling books to readers is much easier once you’ve gotten them to try the first one....

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Posted on 11/08/2019 at 11:54 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Even if you’ve tightly focused your memoir, making sure it’s not an autobiography, you’ll still be faced with the issue...

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Posted on 10/30/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Among the many powerful stylistic choices an author can make is which tense to write in. In Peter Selgin’s latest...

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Posted on 10/29/2019 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Of course, there’s no one-size-fits-all perfect space for creative work. That said, we’ve always imagined that a quiet setting should...

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Posted on 10/24/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If the word "influencer" reminds you of the Fyre Music Festival documentaries that were so popular earlier this year, take...

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Posted on 10/17/2019 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors are told to read and write, in order to improve their craft. But what if those tasks begin to...

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Posted on 10/08/2019 at 02:40 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No one will claim that writing an irresistible Amazon description or book blurb is easy. But they’ll all insist that...

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Posted on 10/07/2019 at 04:39 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you’re camera-shy, you probably don’t want to hear publishing industry expert Amy Collins sing the praises of livestreaming. So...

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Posted on 10/06/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Who are your readers? If you don’t know the answer to that question, you’re probably not selling (or destined to...

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Posted on 09/17/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Earlier this month, Jane Friedman shared a guest post reminding potential (or current) memoirists to keep their focus tight. The...

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