Posted on 05/13/2021 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ve shared advice on writing historical fiction — in which everything has definitely happened — and on writing science fiction/fantasy...

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Posted on 05/11/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Most questions of professionals ask how writers can depict an expert accurately. But knowing how a novice would attempt something...

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Posted on 05/10/2021 at 10:31 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

There are very few things most people agree upon, but one of them very well may be that there isn’t...

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Posted on 05/09/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’re not sure whether Jesse Q. Sutanto was inspired to write this particular post because of Mother’s Day — but...

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Posted on 05/06/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Thriller authors Connor and Mark Sullivan don’t expect every novel to have a life literally hanging in the balance. But,...

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Posted on 05/05/2021 at 10:40 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

What does an acclaimed thriller writer think has the greatest fear potential in a novel? The answer will vary, of...

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Posted on 05/03/2021 at 10:44 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer’s Digest has been sharing some of the big-picture mistakes that authors often make (so not grammar, though failing to...

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Posted on 05/01/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer’s Digest editor Moriah Richard has previously shared advice on how to go about world-building. But she wants to make...

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Posted on 04/29/2021 at 10:38 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Remember the ad campaign from the 1990s that reminded young people that being sexy didn’t mean you had to have...

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Posted on 04/28/2021 at 01:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Setting may not be the first issue a writer thinks about when it comes to working on a crime novel....

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