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AutoCrit Author Spotlight: Matt Sleadd

AutoCrit Author Spotlight: Matt Sleadd

In this edition of AutoCrit Author Spotlight, we’re shining a light on debut author Matthew Sleadd and his new novel, Atlanta – the first entry in the new and exciting Ares Weapon Project series. We sat down with Matt to chat about his history, the story of Atlanta, and the process and pains of creating and […]

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What's the Score - The Terminal List by Jack Carr

Exploring The Terminal List by Jack Carr

In this edition of AutoCrit’s What’s the Score, we’re putting on our night vision goggles and training our scope on an action bestseller that’s recently seen a surge in popularity owing to its brand new screen adaptation via Amazon… It’s The Terminal List by Jack Carr! Report by report, we’ll lead a sortie through the […]

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Editing Books: After the Daft Part III
Book Editing: After the Draft Part 1
Editing a Book: After the Draft Part 1
How to use a Beat Sheet

Story Beats: How to Use a Beat Sheet (With Download)

Writing may not be music, but most can definitely see a creative commonality between constructing an engaging story and constructing an intriguing, enjoyable song. Rhythm, rhyme, tone, pacing and technique are all key to how you forge your sentences and paragraphs, and how you build your story as a whole. Whether you’re writing a novel, […]

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AutoCrit What's the Score - Constance by Matthew FitzSimmons

We Crack Open Constance by Matthew FitzSimmons

Welcome back to What’s the Score?, the series in which we take novels from famous and bestselling authors, and put them to the test using the AutoCrit editing platform. Report by report, we’ll give you an unparalleled look inside the workings of some of the most respected authors in every corner of the publishing industry. Plus, […]

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author feature chris and sophie brousseau

How to Write Jaw-Dropping Scenes in Fantasy Fiction

What draws you to read fantasy fiction? Is it the imaginative, fantastical worlds? The glorious sword fights and epic battles? The best fantasy books are fun: they capture the reader’s imagination and whirl them into an adventure. But underneath the fun premise, fantasy stories also have a strong, beating heart: they are tales of courage […]

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