Posted on January 31, 2023 at 9:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today we're interviewing Emily March, who writes women’s fiction, contemporary romance, and historical romance novels. She is the New York...

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Posted on January 30, 2023 at 10:38 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

I've heard it observed that many romantic gestures are actually borderline creepy when you think about it ... especially if...

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Posted on January 23, 2023 at 3:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer's Digest shared two interesting posts about historical fiction last week. One of them is about a subgenre — historical...

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Posted on December 10, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In the past few months, Dave Chesson's Kindlepreneur blog has shared genre-specific writing prompts. If you're thinking about trying (or...

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Posted on December 7, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The radio station I listened to growing up — and, most likely, countless others — had a feature called Wayback...

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Posted on December 1, 2022 at 10:40 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It's a rare day that the publishing and writing experts we follow don't have thoughts to offer on author marketing....

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Posted on October 27, 2022 at 3:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writing a romantic suspense novel isn't just throwing some kissing scenes against a thriller backdrop. Bestselling author Laura Griffin believes...

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Posted on October 24, 2022 at 9:46 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Anyone who follows publishing news doesn’t need to be told that there is definitely a market segment for romance novels...

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Posted on October 10, 2022 at 10:22 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A Writer's Digest post on romance declares, below its headline, that prickly doesn't mean unlovable. And right away, I thought...

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Posted on October 3, 2022 at 2:31 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Your novel doesn't have to be a romance in order for it to have an adults-only scene. But when it...

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