Posted on 10/31/2019 at 03:38 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Experiencing grief isn’t exactly easy, so it makes sense that writing about it can be difficult, too. After author Sadie...

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Posted on 10/30/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Among the many powerful stylistic choices an author can make is which tense to write in. In Peter Selgin’s latest...

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Posted on 10/30/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

There’s some truth to the comic above, but one of the most frightening aspects of a writing career is the...

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Posted on 10/28/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We turn today to the poets and prose writers born this week in history for their advice on the craft...

Posted on 10/22/2019 at 11:27 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Experienced writers know to consider their novel’s setting as another character. Today, former structural engineer and current author D.M. Pulley...

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Posted on 10/15/2019 at 10:58 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The settings of your novel shouldn’t simply be afterthoughts or side notes — they should carry some significance to the...

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Posted on 10/14/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

People tend to think of a habit as something done every day, without fail (which is probably why we perceive...

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Posted on 10/10/2019 at 11:49 AM by Guest Author

Learn how to create a dedicated writing space that will make the writing process much easier and more enjoyable. Table...

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Posted on 10/07/2019 at 12:09 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A week from today, we’ll learn which book received the 2019 Booker Prize. (Here’s the Booker Prize shortlist, if you...

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Posted on 10/06/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Who are your readers? If you don’t know the answer to that question, you’re probably not selling (or destined to...

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