Posted on 09/19/2022 at 11:03 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Remember being an adolescent? Everything was so ... intense. Especially when you were reading a book you loved. So imagine...

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Posted on 08/12/2022 at 08:38 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It's been a pretty busy week at Fussy, and we've fallen behind on sharing posts from Writer's Digest. So here's...

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Posted on 01/06/2022 at 03:09 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The underlying theme of most book marketing advice we see is that authors must meet their readers wherever they are....

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Posted on 06/24/2021 at 02:58 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Take it from an actual reader — when and how authors withhold and reveal information in YA or middle grade...

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Posted on 06/08/2021 at 12:49 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A successful young-adult author once warned: “Teens can sniff a phony at twenty paces.” So, then, who better to take...

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Posted on 02/21/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The amount of research that goes into a historical fiction novel can seem daunting. And author Phyllis Still won’t claim...

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Posted on 08/05/2020 at 11:34 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Pinning down your genre isn’t always straightforward when you’re writing for adults. But when it comes to writing for a...

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Posted on 09/05/2019 at 11:35 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writing a successful young-adult novel isn’t as easy as just making your main characters, well, young adults. Writer’s Digest has...

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Posted on 06/21/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You’ve undoubtedly noticed the surge in high-profile instances of authors facing scrutiny for how they depict marginalized groups in their...

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Posted on 06/06/2019 at 11:17 AM by Guest Author

Updated on 06/16/2022 Summer reading programs offer an excellent opportunity for authors to market children’s and young adult books. Learn...

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