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Writer-To-Writer Book Reviews: What’s Your Book…By Brooke Warner

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As part of our ongoing “Writer-to-Writer Reviews” series, we’re thrilled to present this book review. The opinions in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Writer’s Relief. Feel free to read this week’s featured book, and share your own thoughts about it in our comments section!

This Week: Victoria Marie Lees’s review of What’s Your Book?: A Step-By-Step Guide to Get You from Inspiration to Published Author by Brooke Warner (She Writes Press, 2012)

What’s Your Book?: A Step-By-Step Guide to Get You from Inspiration to Published Author by Brooke Warner is a pithy little how-to book that belongs on any writer’s shelf. Warner guides the writer from the initial idea to the actual creation of the book. Along the way, she explains the need for a writer to have an online presence to be able to sell the book either through traditional publishing, self-publishing, or e-publishing.

A quick read, What’s Your Book? holds volumes of information for writers. If you want to learn how to actually get a book written and present yourself online as an author, this is the book for you.

About The Contributor

Victoria Marie Lees published YA fiction and nonfiction in national magazines, a personal essay in Easy to Love But Hard to Raise (about raising special needs children), and she won second place in a poetry contest and honorable mention in another.  Victoria writes memoir, poetry, and YA short stories. Find out more on her website.

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A Sample Letter For Writers Requesting A Book Endorsement

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Before you write a letter to an author requesting a quote, endorsement, or blurb for your book, take a look at our sample letter shown below. Reviewing our example will help you write your own book cover quote request—but don’t copy this sample letter word for word. It’s important that your letter asking for a book endorsement…Continue Reading






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