Posted on 11/21/2019 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The marketing world is constantly evolving, but author and publisher Troy Lambert doesn’t want you to panic. Sure, there are...

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Posted on 11/20/2019 at 10:52 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Keeping your reader engaged and interested in your story doesn’t mean rattling off events at an auctioneer’s speed. C.S. Lakin...

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Posted on 11/16/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In fiction, tension isn’t about clenching your fists or gritting your teeth — or stating that your protagonist is doing...

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

We’re often told to trust our instincts in personal decision-making. C.S. Lakin believes you authors should do the same thing...

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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 09/27/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Looking for an easy way to enhance the emotions in your writing? Think about yourself! Seriously — C.S. Lakin suggests...

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Posted on 09/23/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Your setup scene isn’t always the first scene in your book, but — as its name suggests — it definitely...

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Posted on 08/05/2019 at 11:29 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Whether your characters are lovestruck, terrified, outraged, devastated, or any other emotion, you want your readers to feel that very...

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Posted on 07/08/2019 at 03:38 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Romance and violence can both be used effectively, no matter what genre you’re writing in — but they can also...

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Posted on 06/29/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We all expect to do warmups before exercising our muscles — why not do the same for our minds? Anuradha...

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