Posted on 09/14/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Passive Voice blog recently shared a post from Writers Helping Writers on story structure when there’s little to no...

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Posted on 06/27/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you’re like us, you’ve been doing much more cooking nowadays than six months ago. So, fittingly, we have a...

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Posted on 05/26/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

With the temperature and humidity rising — and with the return to work, if you keep traditional business hours —...

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Posted on 05/16/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

As the world continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic, you might feel like your life lacks momentum and that your...

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Posted on 05/05/2020 at 11:28 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Your protagonist’s job isn’t to sit back and watch the action happen — that’s your reader’s job. Editor Tiffany Yates...

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Posted on 04/27/2020 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ve been told that puzzles are the hottest trend in lockdown entertainment. So the timing is perfect for a particular...

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Posted on 04/27/2020 at 11:55 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Whether you call it a cliff-hanger or merely identify it as tension, you know your writing needs it to keep...

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Posted on 03/31/2020 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Organization — it's not just for your house during the safer-at-home movement. Creative writing mentor Rosie O'Neill shared four ways...

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Posted on 03/12/2020 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Among the aspects of filmmaking that apply well to writing a book is the use of characters. Specifically, says C.S....

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Posted on 03/08/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

C.S. Lakin and many other novelists have seen their writing process begin with the image of one particular character. As...

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