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Are You Using an Editorial Calendar?

Are You Using an Editorial Calendar?

Want to write more articles? And more often? Then follow in the footsteps of magazine editors and utilize an editorial calendar. Our editors explain the benefits of using an editorial calendar in this podcast.
How to Write a Book Proposal Podcast

How to Write a Book Proposal Podcast

How does one go about writing a book proposal? Writing a book proposal can be tricky. In this podcast, the editors at Scribendi.com explain what a book proposal is and offer tips on how to write a book proposal for fiction.
Learn How to Write a Synopsis

Learn How to Write a Synopsis

If you're wondering how to get published, assembling a query package is the first step. Your query package should include a synopsis, which is the lynchpin. However, the task of writing a synopsis can be quite overwhelming. In this podcast, we outline how to write a synopsis.
Ligatures Podcast: A Guide to their Proper and Improper Use

Ligatures Podcast: A Guide to their Proper and Improper Use

In writing, including fiction writing and typography, a ligature is two or more graphemes that are joined to make a single glyph. More simply put, a ligature is a single character that is created by joining multiple characters. In this podcast, our editors will explain what a ligature is and how to use one correctly.
Is Writer's Block Getting You Down?

Is Writer's Block Getting You Down?

If you've clicked on the link to this podcast, chances are you're one of the many authors who have suffered-or is currently suffering-from writer's block. As the fabled nemesis of authors, writer's block is perhaps the most frustrating thing about being an author. But have no fear, in this podcast we've listed ten ways you can shake off writer’s block and get back to writing.
Pre-writing Podcast: Having Trouble Putting Words on the Page?

Pre-writing Podcast: Having Trouble Putting Words on the Page?

Authors have their own writing habits, and sometimes they can be slightly odd-they may have to write first thing in the morning, only late at night, or never on Tuesdays! When asked, every author will offer different advice about how to begin the pre-writing process. What is pre-writing, you ask? We explain the pre-writing process in this podcast.
Tips to Writing a Prologue

Tips to Writing a Prologue

Not all novels have a prologue, and for good reason. A prologue can be a helpful tool when writing your novel, but it can also be harmful when used incorrectly. This podcast will help explain the prologue and whether you should use one.
Tax Tips for Writers

Tax Tips for Writers

What are the tax issues surrounding income earned from writing and what are some helpful tax tips? The answer, of course, is: It depends (on how much you make, where you live, etc.). This article contains a few tax tips to start you thinking about tax issues.
Mastering the Art of Script Writing

Mastering the Art of Script Writing

You’ve got a great story idea, and you just know it will be perfect for the big screen. But now what? Perhaps this is your first attempt at script writing, or perhaps you already have a screenplay or two under your belt—either way, we have a few tips that can help make script writing a little easier.
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