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Bragging Rights – Why You Need A Good Author Bio

Your book is written. The result of months of effort has finally come to fruition. For most authors their main focus is the work between the front and back cover. But in order to connect you with the subject of your book and hopefully your target market, you will need a bio. Don’t underestimate its importance. Your bio will often determine whether people proceed to even skim through your book, let alone buy it.
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WHAT'S IN AN INDEX

What’s in an index: A Message to Authors

The book is finished and is ready for the press. It has an elegant layout and a beautiful cover, it has survived numerous revisions and the criticism of reviewers. It looks perfect, but at this final stage of production, an editor asks about one more thing: an index. This may come as a surprise, as most authors know very little about indexing. They are unsure about the value of an index, and are reluctant to add it to their books, especially when they learn that it comes with a price tag. Below are a few reasons to give an index a second chance.
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Why Having Your Author Image Is Important for Your Book

Why Having Your Author Image Is Important for Your Book

You know the saying don’t judge a book by its cover? Oh but we do! We all do! And is this right? It doesn’t matter but it is important, especially when it comes to your book. Every book needs an image of the author — an author headshot. By having the right author headshot will not only enhance your book message but will add extra value to your brand. In other words, your author image is your business card before they even read your book.READ MORE

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