Posted on 01/14/2022 at 03:23 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

At some point, all of us struggle with motivation, whether that's with writing or another endeavor. So first of all,...

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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 01/10/2022 at 11:32 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Joanna Penn and Jane Friedman have each shared fresh advice on the mental side of writing. Penn hosted fellow author...

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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 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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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 12/16/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

New starts must be on everyone’s mind right now. We recently shared a guide to building a book launch marketing...

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Posted on 12/15/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The reasons may vary from author to author — or from day to day — but most writers will at...

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Posted on 12/02/2021 at 09:20 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When Amazon shared five authors’ advice for using Kindle Vella, you may have — fairly — been a bit skeptical....

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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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