Posted on 09/30/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We truly don’t mean to sound like your parents when we share posts from authors and writing experts encouraging you...

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Posted on 09/22/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sophie Mackintosh’s debut novel was a smash hit, landing on the 2018 Booker Prize longlist. But she too faced plenty...

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Posted on 08/24/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Positive thinking is no substitute for hard work or perseverance. Nor is it easy in the face of a demanding...

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Posted on 08/15/2019 at 10:39 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We know our authors are smart, motivated, and hard-working. But who among us couldn’t use a good pep talk/kick in...

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Posted on 08/11/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You’ve heard “dance like nobody’s watching” (and perhaps, depending on your level of cynicism, rolled your eyes at it). So...

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Posted on 08/08/2019 at 11:31 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Judith Briles is a reformed multitasker, and she wants you to ditch the juggling act, too. Studies that dispel the...

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Posted on 08/05/2019 at 02:58 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you can get past the food cravings it inspires, the Pomodoro Technique might be the solution to any focus...

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Posted on 07/31/2019 at 11:22 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No one — not us at Fussy, not the author of the post we’re about to share — will argue...

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Posted on 07/14/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A writer’s own life can certainly serve as inspiration, whether it results in a memoir or the tiniest plot point...

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Posted on 07/04/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When our founding fathers first embarked on their fight for independence, events didn’t exactly unfold in their favor right away....

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