Every Author Needs a Bio

Your book is going to need an author bio. The best time to write your bio is before you need it. That means you should start now. (See “Why You Should Write Your Author Bio Now.”)

For a short piece, writing our own bio (that is, a concise autobiography) can be confoundingly frustrating. One challenge is that our bio is about us, a topic we’re intimately familiar with, having much more information then we have room to share. How do we condense a lifetime into a few hundred words? Next is the task of making it interesting to readers – in a couple of sentences. Last is figuring out a way to…  read more>>