Posted on 03/20/2019 at 09:03 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Most pieces on beta readers (including one we shared from Writer’s Digest) focus on how to choose them and make th...

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Posted on 03/19/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Philip Roth would’ve turned eighty-six today, had he not passed away in 2018. In honor of the occasion, Emi...

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Posted on 03/19/2019 at 09:44 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You can’t deny that many readers judge a book by its cover. And you can outsource the cover design to a profession...

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Posted on 03/15/2019 at 03:00 PM by Guest Author

Today’s guest post on improving your writing and self-editing comes from Chloe Bennet. Editing your own work...

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Posted on 03/15/2019 at 10:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Mystery, crime, thriller — the three genres are often spoken of interchangeably, but there are subtle (and not-so-...

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Posted on 03/14/2019 at 11:06 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

“Don’t tell us that the old lady screamed. Bring her on and let her scream.” — Mark Twain Writer...

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Posted on 03/13/2019 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

As editors, we’ll co-sign the most recent two-minute tip from Romance Writers of America. Katherine Garbera shares...

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Posted on 03/12/2019 at 12:44 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Kristen Lamb knows editors — especially good ones, or ones called to do heavy lifting — aren’t cheap....

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Posted on 03/11/2019 at 10:35 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Margaret Atwood is the woman of the literary hour right now, and Dave Chesson wants other writers to take inspiration fr...

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Posted on 03/08/2019 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Over the past month, we’ve seen a few instances of writers seeking to write diversity and experiencing some intens...

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