Posted on 10/17/2018 at 09:53 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A draft that feels like a dud can also feel like a total waste of your precious time and energy. Mackenzie Belcastro ass...

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Posted on 10/11/2018 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

One of the most telling comments we ever heard in a job interview was that a prospective manager didn’t believe in...

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Posted on 10/09/2018 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Surprise and suspense are like peanut butter and jelly — while you can use one without the other, they complement...

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Posted on 10/02/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You don’t have to write screenplays to benefit from that craft’s techniques. Writer’s Digest contribut...

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Posted on 09/27/2018 at 10:43 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Beta readers are just as valuable to children’s book authors as they are to YA and adult-fiction authors, as Marie...

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Posted on 09/19/2018 at 06:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Love him or loathe him, James Patterson is a tour de force in the literary world. And we came away from a Writer’s...

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Posted on 09/19/2018 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A pair of posts in our RSS feed might be just what the doctor ordered for writers struggling with the process of actuall...

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Posted on 09/17/2018 at 01:04 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author and speaker Tess Callahan means no disrespect to the formal writing training she’s undergone. But it was he...

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Posted on 09/14/2018 at 02:15 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

P.S. Hoffman just wrote a piece on how to learn from rejection for Writer’s Digest, and we’ve never heard so...

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Posted on 09/12/2018 at 10:20 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

National Novel Writing Month truly is for everyone, whether you’re a professional, published writer or a newbie wh...

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