Posted on 04/04/2022 at 08:36 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Joanna Penn's conversation with veteran editor Tiffany Yates Martin might seem overwhelming and intimidating. So here's a comment Martin made...

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Posted on 03/29/2022 at 09:15 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer's Digest and Writer Unboxed both have new posts aimed at helping new writers. At the former, writers share four...

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Posted on 03/15/2022 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

For the most part, Dave King's February post on cutting your way to freedom resonated with the Writer Unboxed community....

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Posted on 03/04/2022 at 08:32 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Yes, it's important for authors to obtain feedback on their drafts and revise accordingly, but at some point, one has...

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Posted on 03/02/2022 at 10:09 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Seeking feedback on your book's draft is, of course, extremely helpful for authors of all experience level. But you can...

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Tagged As: Editing, Writer's Digest

Posted on 03/01/2022 at 10:50 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Regular readers of the Fussy newswire have seen plenty of posts from editor Tiffany Yates Martin. Many of those address...

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Tagged As: Editing, Writer Unboxed

Posted on 02/16/2022 at 02:27 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Longtime editor Dave King has a beautiful way of looking at strategic cutting in your fiction. Rather than thinking of...

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Tagged As: Editing, Writer Unboxed

Posted on 02/04/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The attitude you take toward drafts of a book might be the same one you used in school – rough...

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Tagged As: Editing, Writer Unboxed

Posted on 01/29/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We all know a free sample is a great way to judge whether we want to invest more time and/or...

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Tagged As: Editing, Writer's Digest

Posted on 12/29/2021 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A number of the author-advice blogs we follow have been posting about why and how to find an editor. Many...

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