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The 13 Best Science Fiction Books of 2020

Author's note: Hey! If you're reading this after 2020, I wanted to make a quick announcement. I'm writing a new series […]

The 13 Best Science Fiction Books of 2018

What are the best science fiction reads in 2018? This list has it all - wormholes, grimdark, Douglas Adams-style humor, and the very latest mind-bending scifi books.

12 Common Mistakes Editors are Sick of Seeing

What are the 12 most common mistakes authors make? I interviewed professional editors to find out...

26 Ways to Write "Instantly Likable" Characters (Part 2)

Want to write more likable characters? Want readers to "beg for more" of your protagonists? Check this out: the second half of the series.

26 Ways to Write "Instantly Likable" Characters

Want people to actually finish your stories? You need to make them care about the characters first. Here's the first part of the list: "26 ways to write likable characters."

How Brandon Sanderson Motivates His (Incredible) Main Characters

Writing great character motivations requires these 4 steps. With these, you will be able to turn any of your characters into living, breathing people with real lives.

...hopefully, their real lives are devastatingly interesting, so you’ll write books that people will beg to read.

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