Posted on 06/15/2022 at 11:52 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Visualization is a powerful psychological technique. Author Barbara Linn Probst isn't suggesting it as a way to manifest your goals...

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Posted on 06/10/2022 at 03:29 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors have a tongue-in-cheek bad reputation when it comes to their treatment of main characters. But suffering does, as it...

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Posted on 06/09/2022 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Character-writing advice almost always includes reminders to (and advice on how to) portray them as complex, not one-dimensional. So villains...

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Posted on 06/08/2022 at 09:11 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors are well aware of the need for tension and microtension throughout their stories. But editor Tiffany Yates Martin wants...

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Posted on 06/03/2022 at 01:47 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We've shared many of the benefits of self-publishing on the author newswire (and, yes, some of the challenges of it)....

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Posted on 06/02/2022 at 03:15 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Once, long ago, someone at Fussy may have been involved in an argument that was ostensibly about overcooked bacon. An...

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Tagged As: Dialogue, Writing advice

Posted on 05/31/2022 at 03:35 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

All that relaxation felt over a long weekend, as many of us in the United States had recently, seems to...

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Posted on 05/31/2022 at 09:36 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you're the type of author who loves learning from the masters, you're in luck today. Writer's Digest recently posted...

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Posted on 05/29/2022 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 05/28/2022 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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