Posted on 05/20/2019 at 10:55 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sometimes, hiring outside help is fairly transactional — like, say, when you have plumbing repairs done. Other tim...

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Posted on 05/07/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Few of us want to think about our own mortality, but it’s an unfortunate fact of life. And writers have a particul...

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Posted on 04/15/2019 at 10:47 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Do you enjoy hearing that you actually don’t have to do something everyone demands you do? Well, we’ve got a...

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Posted on 04/13/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors must suspect that their comrades could use a pick-me-up as spring takes its sweet time settling in. Writer&rsquo...

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Posted on 04/09/2019 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Okay, so you’ve heeded all the expert advice and made sure your books have audio versions. So now how do you find...

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Posted on 04/04/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Advice abounds on how to deal with rejection ... but seeing a piece on not being ready for rejection is a first for us....

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Posted on 04/01/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here’s a handy checklist to keep in mind the next time you revise your work. Jordan Rosenfeld, author of How to Wr...

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Posted on 03/27/2019 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you liked Jules Horne’s earlier interview with Joanna Penn on writing for audio, you’ll be pleased to lea...

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Tagged As: Audiobook, Jane Friedman

Posted on 03/20/2019 at 09:03 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Most pieces on beta readers (including one we shared from Writer’s Digest) focus on how to choose them and make th...

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Posted on 03/18/2019 at 04:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s been a few months since Amazon announced some changes to its ad program (including the name — Amazon Ma...

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