Posted on 12/04/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors who crave structure and discipline might find this story-steering technique to be quite appealing. Authors Judith Lucci and Fiona...

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Posted on 11/30/2020 at 02:54 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Moriah Richard understands other writers’ eagerness to flesh out the world they’ve been envisioning for their novels. And she agrees...

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Posted on 11/11/2020 at 02:18 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Fans of checklists, C.S. Lakin has a gift for you. She has a list of five essential components for every...

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Posted on 11/10/2020 at 10:15 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations — you’ve drawn your reader in with a stellar cover, an intriguing blurb, and a strong opener. Now don’t...

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Posted on 11/02/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

How many times have you politely nodded at your conversational partner, wondering when she or he will get to the...

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Posted on 10/15/2020 at 03:34 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Even if you’re not planning to write a memoir, you may enjoy a recent post from Allison K. Williams. The...

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Posted on 10/13/2020 at 11:07 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Kathryn Craft wants to set the record straight on a paragraph’s structure and function in fiction. That is, don’t form...

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Posted on 09/28/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

While writing or revising, you might sense that something is off in your novel — but being close to your...

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Posted on 09/18/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Does your mystery feel saggy in the middle? Zara Altair says that’s common — and can be fixed or avoided....

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Posted on 09/14/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Passive Voice blog recently shared a post from Writers Helping Writers on story structure when there’s little to no...

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