Posted on 01/16/2019 at 09:36 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Publishing anything means putting yourself out into the world for scrutiny. But when it’s a memoir, not fiction or...

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Posted on 01/15/2019 at 02:53 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In medias res — or starting in the middle — is neither a new nor unfamiliar writing technique. That said, th...

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Posted on 01/14/2019 at 12:10 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

How many times have you watched a movie from the past generation and chuckled over the dated references (or, worse, had...

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

Whether you’re a newcomer to young-adult fiction or a veteran of it, you should definitely check out these tips on...

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Posted on 01/04/2019 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Vowing to make the most of a new year or other new start is the easy part — actually achieving those goals can be...

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Posted on 01/03/2019 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

J.R.R. Tolkien, who needs no introduction (but, yes, we'll state that he wrote the Lord of the Rings series), was bo...

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Posted on 12/31/2018 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The internet is full of the-year-that-was posts today, and Fussy will be no exception. The Guardian and Jane Friedman bo...

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Posted on 12/30/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Kristin Bair O’Keeffe really is living the dream — the odd images that popped into her head when she...

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Posted on 12/27/2018 at 08:15 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Thanks to a few high-profile GoFundMe scams, crowdfunding might not seem like the most trustworthy investment right now....

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Posted on 12/21/2018 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Bestselling YA author Cassandra Clare certainly paid her dues. Before her first novel was published, she spent her night...

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