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How To Shorten Your Author Bio (Without Leaving Out the Good Stuff!) | Writer’s Relief

If you’re serious about getting published, then it’s important to have your short author bio ready for cover letters, query letters, marketing materials for events where you’ll be speaking or reading, and even for some literary journals when you get an acceptance. Your author bio is one of the first things busy editors and agents… Continue Reading

How To Write The Perfect Author Bio for Your Book’s Query Letter | Writer’s Relief

Good author biographies are so easy to read, but writing the perfect author bio is anything but easy. At Writer’s Relief, we know it takes skill and publishing industry savvy to create an author bio that will impress publishing professionals (like literary agents, editors, and booksellers) and convince readers to buy your book. In fact,… Continue Reading

Does Your Author Bio Really Matter?

Often, the question of whether or not your author bio matters has no single, simple answer. Most editors and agents—especially those interested in fiction, poetry, and memoir—rightly focus on the quality of the work being submitted, not the author’s bio. That said, while lacking a fancy-pants author pedigree won’t necessarily hold you back from getting… Continue Reading

5 Tips On Writing An Amazing Author Bio If You’re Not Well-Published

Many writers find that writing a short story, poem, or novel is easier than writing their own author bio. And if you’re a writer with few publication credits (or none at all), crafting a compelling bio can be even more challenging. But don’t worry—you don’t need stellar credits to have a stellar bio! Here’s how… Continue Reading

Getting Personal In Your Author Bio: How To Know When It’s TMI

Sometimes it can be hard to know how much information is too much when you’re writing your author bio for your cover or query letter. Sharing a little bit of personal information in your author bio creates a better picture of who you are as a person and a writer. But how much is too… Continue Reading



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