Posted on 06/20/2019 at 12:32 PM by Guest Author

Choosing the right narrative point of view can make all the difference when it comes to connecting with your readers....

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Posted on 06/19/2019 at 02:56 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

While a clever title, enticing blurb, and professional cover are all essential parts of drawing a reader in, your plot’s...

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Posted on 06/19/2019 at 11:01 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Developmental editors and beta readers can catch plot holes, but so can you, the author, if you have the right...

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Posted on 05/31/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Jeffery H. Haskell has loved seeing crossovers in various forms of stories — TV shows, comics, movies, and books —...

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Posted on 05/30/2019 at 11:13 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Two different lists of four piece of advice popped into our feeders today. Alan Gelb, author of Seven Steps to...

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Posted on 05/21/2019 at 03:08 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Do you trust your reader? That may seem like a silly question, but C.S. Lakin believes it’s at the root...

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Posted on 05/14/2019 at 11:01 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Some authors have gained notoriety for their willingness to off their characters. And there’s no denying that death can be...

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Posted on 04/19/2019 at 10:15 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Did your plot or characters take a turn you weren’t expecting? Writer Scott Hale suggests that you see this as...

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Posted on 04/18/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer’s Digest has an excerpt from Jordan Rosenfeld’s latest book, How to Write a Page-Turner: Craft a Story Your Readers...

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Posted on 04/10/2019 at 03:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Remember the moment at which you realized that working a maze puzzle backwards was the easiest way to solve it?...

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