Posted on 07/22/2021 at 10:51 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Body language and the way in which someone moves can reveal a lot of what a person — or character...

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Posted on 07/21/2021 at 11:10 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors are frequently advised to step away from their manuscripts at some point, whether it’s during a period of burnout/writer’s...

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Posted on 07/20/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Advice may be well-intentioned (emphasis on may), but that doesn’t always mean it’s welcome — or useful. Two of our...

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Posted on 07/15/2021 at 11:28 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No matter your genre, conflict drives your story. Author Nancy Johnson, while writing and revising her upcoming novel, came to...

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Posted on 07/11/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Carla Hoch recently encountered a study that upturned her theories on the creative process. She’d previously thought formulas would inhibit...

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Posted on 07/08/2021 at 09:25 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Even if writing a distinctive character voice is a breeze for you, author Janice Hardy’s post on that topic will...

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Posted on 07/05/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Travel may be finally back on your mind again — and thus your trips might find their way into your...

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Posted on 07/03/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

On Independence Day weekend, it feels wrong to give restrictive advice to writers. So we’re delivering, from the Writer’s Digest...

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Posted on 07/01/2021 at 08:53 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Indie authors are frequently advised to think about writing a series. But, obviously, the mere fact that there are more...

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Posted on 06/28/2021 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Want an easy way to improve your writing? Look for what Kris Spisak calls cheat words during the revision stage....

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