Posted on 09/16/2019 at 12:16 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Some writers are always going to have a better knack for self-editing than others, but author Monica Duncan’s go-to trick...

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Posted on 09/14/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy belated birthday to Roald Dahl! The author of several beloved children’s books including Matilda (our favorite), James and the...

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Posted on 09/06/2019 at 11:08 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ve shared quite a few posts on the stylistic tricks to writing a memoir. But here’s another consideration you’ll want...

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Posted on 09/05/2019 at 11:35 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writing a successful young-adult novel isn’t as easy as just making your main characters, well, young adults. Writer’s Digest has...

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Posted on 09/02/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you’re among those laboring on Labor Day, we’ll add some light advice to your place. Here are Robert Lee...

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Posted on 08/30/2019 at 01:14 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors who are balancing writing with a day job are probably thrilled to see the long weekend ahead of them....

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Posted on 08/28/2019 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The best grammar tips are the ones with clear-cut rules ... and also wiggle room. Learn when to use OK...

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Posted on 08/17/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sometimes authors set out to write a series, and other times, it just happens to them. Susanna Calkins wound up...

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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 08/13/2019 at 03:43 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Stephanie Kane knows, from experience, the risks and rewards of using real-life events as inspiration for fiction. Her novel Quiet...

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