Posted on November 25, 2022 at 11:12 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer's Digest and Writer Unboxed both shared, a while back, some solid posts tackling point-of-view issues. WD focused on general...

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Posted on November 4, 2022 at 10:56 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It's easy to get caught up in the present moment and short-term, but remembering the bigger picture — and preparing...

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Posted on October 31, 2022 at 3:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It's not as scary as a blank page, but it still might strike fear into an author's heart: the graveyard...

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Posted on October 26, 2022 at 3:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Horror may not be the genre you write — or even consume on page or screen. Never fear, though; author...

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Posted on October 14, 2022 at 9:19 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The recent death of actor Louise Fletcher, most famous for playing Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,...

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Posted on October 12, 2022 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Stepping outside of your comfort zone is easier said than done. So why not make your main character do it...

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Posted on October 8, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Most of us, regardless of our professions and personal life setup, agree that there aren't enough hours in the day....

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Posted on October 7, 2022 at 9:24 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

One of the arguments for the societal value of fiction is how it teaches and nurtures empathy in people. When...

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Posted on September 30, 2022 at 3:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If your practice is already to avoid the post-publication reviews, we certainly aren't going to try to talk you out...

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Posted on September 29, 2022 at 9:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Kelsey Allagood recently discovered how incredibly helpful, for her, drawing a decision tree can be in resolving plot snags....

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