Posted on 09/07/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

C.S. Lakin has a long post on character development that urges you to cut to the chase. Don’t waste time...

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Posted on 08/26/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We all (hopefully) know how friendships can enrich our lives. So too can they enrich your novel, says author Jasmin...

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Posted on 08/25/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors have long used their real lives as inspiration for fiction — and weighed the pros and cons of doing...

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Posted on 08/24/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Kelsey Allagood knows that her latest advice on exploring character motivation might be a step too far for some....

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Posted on 08/21/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The supporting cast might not be the star of any story, but ideally, its members are there for a purpose,...

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Posted on 08/19/2021 at 01:09 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Do you toe the line, or do you believe rules are meant to be broken? Author Addison Armstrong isn’t making...

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Posted on 08/13/2021 at 11:14 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer Jason Hamilton recently shared an extensive list of character-development exercises with the Kindlepreneur blog. And he’s building on that...

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Posted on 08/12/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Remember the craze of putting bacon in anything and everything? In some instances, its saltiness and fattiness combined beautifully with...

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Posted on 08/11/2021 at 01:23 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer Jason Hamilton has shared a list of seventeen character-development exercises on the Kindlepreneur’s blog. They’re meant to help you...

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Posted on 08/09/2021 at 11:05 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Desmond Hall has delivered his “drops” — pithy writing-advice videos — at Writer Unboxed. For July and August, he offers...

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