Posted on 01/20/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Readers want to know all about your characters (or at least they should), but the best way to bring them to life isn&rsq...

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Tagged As: Writing advice

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 01/13/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Daphne Gray-Grant knows it sounds counterproductive to dive into blogging before you’ve written your book, whether...

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Posted on 01/12/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writing advice, when it comes to world-building, often focuses on science fiction and fantasy. That said, copy editor/pr...

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Tagged As: Mystery, Writing advice

Posted on 01/11/2019 at 04:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Memoir writing, by necessity, comes with certain limitations, many of which have to do with the point of view. Sarah Cha...

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Posted on 01/11/2019 at 10:05 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A recent pick for our book club came under a lot of criticism from the readers. Among the complaints: No one felt like t...

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Posted on 01/09/2019 at 09:47 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Jamaila Brinkley doesn’t want you to be intimidated by other people’s daily word count. You probably...

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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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