It all starts here. Like they say in theater, “If it isn't on the page, it isn't on the stage.” Your manuscript is the foundation upon which all the other publishing steps are built.

In this section, we provide general writing and research guidance, so whether you're a beginner or seasoned writer, you're sure to find something useful!

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Outlining and Drafting Your Story

Yogi Berra, one of baseball’s great Hall of Fame catchers, once said “You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.” While improvisation will always play a role in the writing process, a good idea of where you’re going with your story can help you stay focused and on track to complete your manuscript.

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Five Reasons Less is More When It Comes to Beating Writer’s Block

It may sound paradoxical, but the best way to beat writers block is to stop thinking about writing. That’s right, if you can’t fathom how to write your book, or can just no longer string two coherent sentences together, don’t agonize for hours trying to force yourself to come up with an idea or some poetic prose. Get up, walk away and do something else.

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Common Writing Mistakes You Should Avoid

Here at AuthorHouse, we’ve seen mistakes of every variety. Some mistakes pop up more frequently than others, and these common errors are good ones to avoid.

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