Tag: writing nonfiction

What About the Index? by Sue Klefstad

What About the Index? by Sue Klefstad

Back-of-the-book indexes can have an air of mystery that I would like to dispel by providing answers to some basic questions: Does your book need an index? Should you index your own book? Can a computer write an index? What does the indexer need from you? How much does an index cost? Does your book […]

What to Put in Your Book’s Author Bio

What to Put in Your Book’s Author Bio

The author bio for your non-fiction book is an important addition in that it serves as a sort of résumé, showing readers your credentials and experience that allow you to write on your book’s subject matter. It’s also a chance to connect with your readers on a more personal level, provided it’s done right. When […]

Why Writing Non-Fiction Could Be Your Calling

Why Writing Non-Fiction Could Be Your Calling

Every November, buzz builds in the writing community around National Novel Writer’s Month (known as NaNoWriMo). The mission, for those who choose to accept, is to spend the entire month of November writing a novel, with the ultimate goal of reaching 50,000 words by month’s end. I’m pretty sure my career as a non-fiction author […]