Writing a Sequel: The Toughest Job in the Biz

What is it exactly about sequels that they so often never quite live up to our expectations? The sophomore slump is mostly a self-fulfilling prophecy, getting so nervous about a follow-up piece that you fail to meet expectations. Keep on reading to discover the top five mistakes that authors make when writing a sequel.

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Sunday Story Prompt

“Do you think these leftovers are safe to eat?” // “Idk… I’ve never seen food turn that color before.”

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The Science of the First Edit

You have the first draft of your novel, but now what? The process of editing can be daunting, but we have mapped out the essential first steps.

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Story Prompt… Sunday*

Against your better judgement, you have decided to celebrate Thanksgiving with your family for the first time in years. In that tiny town you never thought would change, you find that nothing is as you remembered it. * Saturday was apparently too complicated this week.

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Nanowrimo Diaries: Week Three

Our authors are slowly being crushed by the weight of Nanowrimo analytics and the temptations of Disney+

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Saturday Story Prompt

You find a lost dog, take it home, and call the owner. When they arrive, you’re surprised to find it’s…

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Nanowrimo Diaries: Week Two

Our authors talk about their second week of Nanowrimo, including the benefits of being a trash human and the drawbacks of depending on early mornings.

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