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7 Productivity Tips for Busy Writers

Whether you’re bashing out a novel for NaNoWriMo, crafting a short story or simply trying to get into the habit of noting down your ideas, successful writing depends on three things: productivity, consistency, and discipline. This isn’t the most fun combination, naturally, but here are seven ways to bring more productivity into your writing routine […]

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NaNoWriMo Is Go! A Message for 2017

Today’s the day — November is here for another year, and that means hundreds of thousands of writers worldwide are officially on a mission to complete their novel within the next 30 days! If you’re taking part, we salute you. Everyone behind the scenes (pages?) here at AutoCrit would like to take this opportunity to […]

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Ask the Editor, interview with Beth Hill

Ask the Editor: Beth Hill

On this edition of Ask the Editor, we’re sitting down for an in-depth chat with the one and only Beth Hill. Beth is a freelance fiction editor who’s been forever fascinated by the creative power of words. She loves that words can create new worlds and people, characters so real that readers in the 3-D […]

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The Path of the Anti-Hero

All satisfying hero characters should be flawed, but there’s a particular kind that cranks up the off-kilter factor to dangerous levels: the anti-hero. Narcissistic, grumpy, guilty or damaged, we love them despite their many, many weaknesses. This type of protagonist is compelling because they show us that, despite our human failings, we’re all capable and […]

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Angry rabbit with carrot! Creating a villain readers will love to hate
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