Posted on 09/17/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Earlier this month, Jane Friedman shared a guest post reminding potential (or current) memoirists to keep their focus tight. The...

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Posted on 09/16/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Joanna Penn’s latest podcast guest shared a fantastic quote from Mickey Spillane in his appearance: “The first chapter sells your...

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Posted on 09/16/2019 at 12:16 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Some writers are always going to have a better knack for self-editing than others, but author Monica Duncan’s go-to trick...

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Posted on 09/14/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy belated birthday to Roald Dahl! The author of several beloved children’s books including Matilda (our favorite), James and the...

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Posted on 09/09/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Critique groups are often mentioned as a great way to both improve your writing craft and to make sure you...

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Posted on 09/06/2019 at 11:08 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ve shared quite a few posts on the stylistic tricks to writing a memoir. But here’s another consideration you’ll want...

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Posted on 09/05/2019 at 11:35 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writing a successful young-adult novel isn’t as easy as just making your main characters, well, young adults. Writer’s Digest has...

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Posted on 09/03/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writing coach Tanja Pajevic wants to be clear: Don’t start your memoir thinking you’ll include everything. That’s called an autobiography...

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Posted on 09/02/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you’re among those laboring on Labor Day, we’ll add some light advice to your place. Here are Robert Lee...

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Posted on 09/01/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You can identify most punctuation marks, but can you use them properly? If not, editor Karen Conlin is ready to...

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