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March 5th, 2017, 11:00 PM
How important is an Author Bio?

Check out: Your Author Bio: Does it help your Book Sales or Stop Them Dead?
article by Anne R. Allen


No matter how great a book’s cover and blurb, one thing can stop me from buying yet another ebook for my Kindle: an author bio on the buy page that screams “amateur.”I spent some time as an editor, so when I pick up a book for relaxation, I want to know it’s going to be a professional work and not something that makes me want to run for my red pencil.
If you start your bio “I’ve always wanted to write a book, ever since I won a penmanship prize in third grade, and now that I’ve self-published, “If My Cats Could Talk” my wish has come true…,” all you’ve told me is you’re a beginner.
Is that really what you want your customers to know? ...

Anne's article continues <HERE (http://annerallen.com/your-author-bio-does-it-help-your-book-sales-or-stop-them-dead/)>

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