Posted on 05/11/2022 at 03:12 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Most advice posts for authors focus on how they can help themselves. Which is, of course, important —but it's also...

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Posted on 04/26/2022 at 02:34 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Desmond Hall is back with more thought-provoking videos about writing for Writer Unboxed. The first topic is mystery versus backstory,...

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Posted on 04/20/2022 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It's a rare novel that successfully features a protagonist for whom everything goes right. So the contributors at Writer Unboxed...

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Posted on 04/19/2022 at 08:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Two of our go-to writing advice sources had variations on a particular theme recently. That theme: lessons that authors can...

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Posted on 04/14/2022 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 04/13/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We've encountered several writing advice posts that focus on the author's emotions, both for the sake of the story and...

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Posted on 04/07/2022 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The coronavirus pandemic inspired some writers' fiction directly, to which many readers responded with horror. But certainly there are others...

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Posted on 04/06/2022 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Just as some readers like variety in their books, so too do writers. Switching genres is a bit easier for...

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Posted on 04/01/2022 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Being told to write *another* book when you've just barely finished the one (and have to keep marketing it!) might...

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Posted on 03/29/2022 at 09:15 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer's Digest and Writer Unboxed both have new posts aimed at helping new writers. At the former, writers share four...

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