You may think your manuscript is ready for publication, but are there holes in your story? A beta reader can help determine if there's still work to do.

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You’ve finished your second or third draft of your book and you’re ready for feedback from beta readers. Here are the steps you should follow to get and act on the feedback you receive.

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Knowing writing rules doesn't guarantee you'll produce stellar written work, but aspirational rules can expand your horizons, and practical rules can improve your writing craft.

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One way to make an impact on your readers is to invite them right into the room with you – bring them in close by crafting scenes that rely on sensory language.

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In our February BookBaby Twitter Chat, Lauren Lynne, certified teacher and author of the young adult series The Secret Watchers, shared her thoughts on how to engage kids with reading and the importance of writing in the classroom.

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This excerpt from How to Become an Author: Your Complete Guide spells out some recommended steps to take before you set out to pen your first masterpiece.

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