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Why Are Romance Novels So Popular?

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Why Are Romance Novels So Popular?

Kirk McElhearn / 10 JUL 2024

Romance is one of the most popular genres of fiction. How did the romance novel go from pulp to popularity?

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Write Now with Scrivener, Episode no. 40: Wendy Van Camp, Speculative Fiction Writer and Poet

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Write Now with Scrivener, Episode no. 40: Wendy Van Camp, Speculative Fiction Writer and Poet

Kirk McElhearn / 3 JUL 2024

Wendy Van Camp writes speculative fiction and poetry, and has edited anthologies of science fiction poetry.

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Why You Should Print Your Manuscript and Edit It on Paper

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Why You Should Print Your Manuscript and Edit It on Paper

Kirk McElhearn / 26 JUN 2024

When you've completed a draft of a book, and begin the editing process, it can be helpful to print your manuscript and edit it on paper.

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How to Make a PDF of Your Scrivener Project

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How to Make a PDF of Your Scrivener Project

Kirk McElhearn / 19 JUN 2024

It's easy to make a PDF of all or part of your Scrivener project to print out for editing, or to share with others.

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How to Proofread Your Manuscript in Scrivener

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How to Proofread Your Manuscript in Scrivener

Kirk McElhearn / 12 JUN 2024

Learn about Scrivener's tools that can help you proofread your manuscript.

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Write Now with Scrivener, Episode no. 39: Kate Heartfield, Historical Fantasy Author

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Write Now with Scrivener, Episode no. 39: Kate Heartfield, Historical Fantasy Author

Kirk McElhearn / 5 JUN 2024

Kate Heartfield writes historical fantasy novels, games, and stories.

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Publishing 101: Understanding Book Advances and Royalties

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Publishing 101: Understanding Book Advances and Royalties

Kirk McElhearn / 29 MAY 2024

If you sell a book to a publisher, you get paid with advances and royalties. Here's how they work.

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How to Create and Switch Window Layouts in Scrivener

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How to Create and Switch Window Layouts in Scrivener

Kirk McElhearn / 22 MAY 2024

Scrivener's window has many elements, which you can display and hide. You can create window layouts to quickly switch between different configurations.

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How Much Should You Write Each Day; and When Should You Stop Writing?

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How Much Should You Write Each Day; and When Should You Stop Writing?

Kirk McElhearn / 15 MAY 2024

When you’re writing a novel or another long project, it’s a good idea to have a daily target. How many words should you write, and when should you finish your writing session?

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How to Give and Receive Feedback on Creative Writing

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How to Give and Receive Feedback on Creative Writing

Kirk McElhearn / 8 MAY 2024

When you’ve finished a novel or short story, it’s helpful to get feedback from people you trust. You may also have a critique partner, or be part of a writing group that offers reciprocal feedback. Here’s how to make feedback useful.

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