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What We’re Reading

It’s been a while since we checked in with our contributors about what we’re currently reading. See what we’ve been filling our non-writing non-blogging non-working time with! (Spoiler Alert: A lot of contemporary!) Akshaya Raman is reading WHEN DIMPLE MET RISHI by Sandhya Menon A laugh-out-loud, heartfelt YA romantic comedy, told in alternating perspectives, about two Indian-American… Continue reading What We’re Reading

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Back to the Drawing Board: Brainstorming a Book After You’ve Written It

We usually see writing a book as a relatively straightforward, if difficult, process. First comes an idea. Maybe it’s a character, a scene, or a concept, but either way, the next thing you do is brainstorm and daydream about this idea. Then after you’ve got some good ideas churning, maybe you write an outline, if… Continue reading Back to the Drawing Board: Brainstorming a Book After You’ve Written It

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In A World…: Building Conflict Into Your World

In A World… is a series of posts about world building, where our contributors share strategies and tips for creating well-rounded worlds. For someone who loves writing science fiction and fantasy as much as I do, it’s surprising that world building has always been one of the most challenging aspects of writing for me. Just recently,… Continue reading In A World…: Building Conflict Into Your World