Need A Foreword For Your Book? Here Are The Steps To Make It Happen

Steps in Writing Foreword

Could your newest book benefit from a foreword?

You’ve seen them in other books, and you’ve thought, “How could I get someone famous to write a foreword for mine?” 

Writing a foreword for a book is easy once you know what belongs in it.

And though you probably won’t be the one writing a foreword for your own book, you might one day write one for someone else’s.

It pays to think ahead.

Let’s start with what a foreword is — and what it can do for your book. 

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What Goes In The Preface Of A Book And 5 Tips For Writing A Preface

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What is the purpose of a preface? And does your book even need one? 

Not every book has a preface, after all.

And you’re more likely to see one in a nonfiction book than in a novel, as you’ll see in the preface examples further on. 

But what goes in there, anyway?

What does it cover that you wouldn’t put in your book’s introduction

And how do you write a preface that won’t sabotage your reader’s interest? 

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Is Grammarly Safe and Secure? All You Need To Know

Is Grammarly Safe?

You’ve heard rumors Grammarly isn’t as safe and secure as you thought.

And there’s some truth behind Grammarly’s privacy concerns. 

In other words, you’re not paranoid if you have reservations about using browser extensions in general. 

But you’re here because you want to know, once and for all, “Is Grammarly safe?” And you deserve a clear and well-researched answer. 

By the time you’re done reading this post, you’ll know all you need to know. 

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The Writer’s Handy List Of 111 Negative Adjectives To Describe A Person

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Your antagonist is such a jerk!

You just know your readers will classify this person as one of the worst fictional people ever created.

You’re so proud. 

If you need to describe this person, though, you’re not sure of the best words to use.

Where’s a list of negative adjectives when you need one? 

Look through the generous list below for just the right words.

You’ll know them when you hear them. 

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The Definitive List Of 105 Character Quirks

Describing a person as “quirky” is often a compliment, but not always.

If you have any quirks that make you stand out in some way, you know what I mean.

They’re a mixed bag.

Quirks can make a story character more interesting or more relatable.

They can also make them easier to dislike.

But what makes quirks so powerful

And how can you harness this power for good?

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101 Of The Best Mood Words To Use In Writing Fiction

Think of a story you’ve read that you keep going back to.

We bet if we asked you, “Why that book?” you’d tell us it’s because of how the book makes you feel.

It’s not that the author forced an emotion on you.

They just guided you in the direction of a particular mood. 

Wondering how to describe mood, exactly?

It’s what you feel when you’re reading a story.

And, hopefully, it’s exactly what the author intended. 

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3 Types Of Satire Every Writer Should Know

You vaguely remember the satirical novels your English teachers compelled you to read.

Some stand out more than others — either because they were more fun to read or because their dark humor has clung to your consciousness ever since.

As you’ll see in the examples of satire listed in this post, most everyone who attended a school can point to a few reasons why the word “satire” gives them mixed feelings.

But what is satire, exactly? And how can you use it to your advantage?

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