Posted on 03/15/2019 at 10:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Mystery, crime, thriller — the three genres are often spoken of interchangeably, but there are subtle (and not-so-...

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Posted on 03/14/2019 at 11:06 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

“Don’t tell us that the old lady screamed. Bring her on and let her scream.” — Mark Twain Writer...

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Posted on 03/12/2019 at 10:05 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The company that owns Writer’s Digest magazine has filed for bankruptcy. The Digital Reader shared Forbes’s...

Posted on 03/11/2019 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We often ask our authors to provide us a one-sentence or one-paragraph description of the book they’re promoting....

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Posted on 03/05/2019 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ll take a page out of pet-lovers’ books and declare that for us, every day is National Grammar Day. But y...

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Posted on 03/04/2019 at 10:47 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Peter Mountford couldn’t believe what a basic question his writing instructor was asking: “What is the point...

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

Creating and maintaining an online presence can feel like a full-time job of its own for many authors. While E.J. Wenstr...

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Posted on 02/22/2019 at 11:28 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

“Know your audience” isn’t exactly groundbreaking advice, but it’s somewhat cliche because it&rs...

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Posted on 02/20/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When LS Hawker first realized she’d need to use beta readers to prepare two manuscripts in twelve months, she cert...

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Posted on 02/08/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The strategies and tools you use in your fiction can certainly enhance any nonfiction work you do.  Dustin Grinnell...

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