Caroline Alexander's nonfiction bestsellers are as gripping as any novel. The secret: Let the research carry you away.
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A sure-fire way to ruin any writer's relationship with his or her editor is to turn in an article with factual inaccuracies, especially if those mistakes make it to print. Britta Waller offers writers 5 tips on how to avoid the embarrassment of submitting erroneous material to your publisher.