Posted on 01/21/2022 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If author Barbara Linn Probst had asked us, we might've suggested she describe her new post on authenticity in writing...

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Posted on 01/12/2022 at 03:28 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We worried that describing round characters as "not the ones who just celebrated too many winter holidays" would be a...

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Posted on 01/12/2022 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors aim to make their characters feel real to readers. And one technique that they use — which editor Kayla...

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Posted on 12/30/2021 at 12:47 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ready to improve all of your characters, not just the protagonist? Then the Kindlepreneur and Writer’s Digest both have something...

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Posted on 12/29/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No matter what religion or culture you’re from, chances are you’ve just recently handled a holiday with your family. And...

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Posted on 12/28/2021 at 02:16 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

During the public speaking portion of junior year English class, the teacher had one particularly useful bit of advice. If...

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Posted on 12/20/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Once upon a time, humans told stories as instruction — it was a way to prepare others for threats and...

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Posted on 12/17/2021 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The December edition of Desmond’s Drops covers the act of and attitude toward writing. Desmond Hall begins by sharing playwright...

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

It can be hard to keep on top of the blogs and news sources you follow any time of year...

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Posted on 11/17/2021 at 09:26 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No matter what religion or culture you belong to, this time of year is chock-full of holidays — meaning family...

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