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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Posted on 08/12/2019 at 03:49 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Fussy is staffed solely by former journalists, so we naturally get a kick out of evaluating the realism of fictional...

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Posted on 08/11/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You’ve heard “dance like nobody’s watching” (and perhaps, depending on your level of cynicism, rolled your eyes at it). So...

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Posted on 07/30/2019 at 10:21 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This might be the easiest grammar tip we ever share. “A lot” is always correct; “alot” never is. Writer’s Digest...

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Posted on 07/26/2019 at 11:24 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In addition to being financially prepared for full-time writing work, you’ll want to make sure you’re mentally prepared, too. Author...

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Posted on 07/25/2019 at 10:11 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A college professor told us once that truly original design doesn’t exist — everything borrows an element or inspiration from...

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Posted on 07/24/2019 at 12:14 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Being funny is like most other skills — you may be born with more or less of it than other...

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Posted on 07/21/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer’s Digest asked some of its conference speakers to share their favorite piece of writing advice. Check out their thoughts...

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