Posted on 05/13/2022 at 09:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You know what bad exposition in a novel looks like, because it's often referred to an info dump. But you...

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Posted on 05/12/2022 at 03:26 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When writing and revising your novel, you're likely trying to figure out where a skeptical reader might question your plot....

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Posted on 05/10/2022 at 03:03 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

To say that every great novel needs a solid plot and story might sound repetitive. But to Heather Davis —...

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Posted on 05/10/2022 at 08:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer's Digest has shared two pieces on writing thrillers recently. In one, author Jeremy Scott clarifies what "write what you...

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Posted on 05/09/2022 at 08:22 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Mother's Day 2022 is now in the books, so it seems safe and not insensitive to share writing advice about...

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Posted on 05/06/2022 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer's Digest had two authors with medical backgrounds recently share advice for their fellow writers. Freida McFadden, who's a practicing...

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Posted on 05/05/2022 at 08:53 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The upside to Kristine Kathryn Rusch having watched a few movies with bad endings is that it helped inspire a...

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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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Posted on 04/25/2022 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Indie authors are often advised to publish as frequently as they can (while maintaining quality, of course). And even if...

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Posted on 04/25/2022 at 08:54 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The enemies-to-lovers trope has endured in romance for a reason — there's something extra satisfying about watching rivals' resistance to...

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