Hannah Bauman

Hannah is a professional writer and editor with a passion for helping others. When she's not editing a manuscript or blogging, you can find her exploring bookstores and restaurants in Raleigh, NC.

  • How to Prepare Your Manuscript for an Editor

    You’ve finished your manuscript and booked your editor. But what do you need to do before you send your draft off to your editor? A little disclaimer: This blog highlights general recommendations. Your editor may ask for other formatting, and if you’re sending it to an agent (very different than an editor), be sure to…

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  • Five Elements of Story

    Whether you’re just starting out with creative writing or a seasoned pro, sometimes it’s good to go back to basics. We all need to refresh our knowledge! Today, let’s look at the five basic elements of any story you might write. 1. Character Every element we discuss in this post is important for your story,…

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  • Seven Types of Conflict in Fiction

    Literature would be so boring without conflict. After all, conflict is at the center of every story. No matter how hard it is to see our favorite characters rallying against a new problem, it’s also why we continue to cheer for them and fight with them.  No conflict, no story!  (The exception would be very…

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