Posted on 04/11/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It can be hard to keep on top of all the blogs and news sources that aim to help writers....

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Posted on 01/05/2022 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’re just a few days past National Science Fiction Day (January 2, to coincide with Isaac Asimov’s birthday). And perhaps...

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Posted on 12/09/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It can be hard to keep on top of the blogs and news sources you follow any time of year...

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Posted on 05/21/2021 at 11:20 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Forgive us for another gardening analogy, but ’tis the season. When inspiration for a story strikes, it’s worth celebrating. But...

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Posted on 05/20/2021 at 10:59 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

World-building, like any other area of writing, has a wide variety of advice associated with it and the caveat that...

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Posted on 03/09/2021 at 10:41 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The only universal rule in writing time-travel fiction seems to be that you, as the author, make the rules that...

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Posted on 01/26/2021 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Territorial war is an obvious choice for conflict in your novel, whether it takes place in the real world or...

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Posted on 08/16/2019 at 01:12 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When you’re writing science-based fiction, handling facts can be tricky. That’s true whether you’re looking to invent a new reality...

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Posted on 08/14/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer’s Digest has a new post on how to write a science-fiction novel, but the simplicity of that title undersells...

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Posted on 07/20/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We stumbled upon a wonderful piece of writing advice from Anton Chekhov that seemed appropriate to share today: “Don’t tell...

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