Posted on 06/21/2022 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

As a writer, you don't just control the story — you control how the reader sees the story. So choosing...

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Posted on 06/15/2022 at 11:52 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Visualization is a powerful psychological technique. Author Barbara Linn Probst isn't suggesting it as a way to manifest your goals...

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Posted on 06/12/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Advice on any given topic rarely is one-size-fits-all. But if there's one common thread among suggestions for writers can get...

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Posted on 06/10/2022 at 03:29 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors have a tongue-in-cheek bad reputation when it comes to their treatment of main characters. But suffering does, as it...

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Posted on 06/08/2022 at 09:11 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors are well aware of the need for tension and microtension throughout their stories. But editor Tiffany Yates Martin wants...

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Posted on 05/31/2022 at 03:35 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

All that relaxation felt over a long weekend, as many of us in the United States had recently, seems to...

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Posted on 05/29/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It can be hard to keep on top of all the blogs and news sources that aim to help writers....

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Posted on 05/26/2022 at 10:41 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer Unboxed shared two posts on villains in fiction earlier month. In some cases, you may want your reader to...

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Posted on 05/11/2022 at 03:12 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Most advice posts for authors focus on how they can help themselves. Which is, of course, important —but it's also...

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Posted on 04/26/2022 at 02:34 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Desmond Hall is back with more thought-provoking videos about writing for Writer Unboxed. The first topic is mystery versus backstory,...

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