Your book's structure is the tool that will gather up your readers and keep them following along with you; it's the tie that binds all the parts of your story together, from end to end, and in the middle too.

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When writing, choose words thoughtfully, and remember you are writing to communicate ideas and feelings for your reader to experience and understand.

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I’ve met hundreds of people who have been through, learned, and discovered things that could change the world, and many ask, "Who am I to write a memoir?"

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Ready to write your book but need help organizing your time? The Time Blocking method of scheduling will help you manage your time and set your priorities.

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After all the hard work you've put into completing your book, a book launch party might be what you need to make a splash. Think big, find sponsors, get the word out, and give yourself plenty of time to plan and prepare.

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Nancy L. Erickson joined our September BookBaby Twitter Chat to talk about how to produce a professional manuscript, including some of the common mistakes a new author often makes.

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In my years of coaching writers, I’ve seen manuscripts from many a new author. The manuscripts I receive normally come from nonprofessional writers who have experienced or learned something they feel compelled to share. But because they aren’t professional writers – some of them may not have written since they were in school – the work is often substandard. Here are 10 common mistakes new writers make. You can avoid all of them!

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