A book does not always end with the story. The last few pages at the back of a novel may contain what is known "as back mater," or, in plain terms, a discussion on some aspect of the book. If you are interested in the different elements of back matter, this podcast will be a helpful resource.
Maybe you've flipped through the first few pages of a book and wondered what all that information is about, or maybe you've always just skipped those pages. All the material that appears at the front of a book before the actual content is called front matter, and it actually contains some very important information! To learn more about front matter, please listen to our podcast.
All the material that appears at the front of a book before the actual content is called front matter, and it actually contains some very important information!
The journey to becoming an author can be long and arduous. Take these few baby steps to learn how to become a writer and start off on the right foot.
How does one go about writing a book proposal? Writing a book proposal can be tricky. In this podcast, the editors at Scribendi.com explain what a book proposal is and offer tips on how to write a book proposal for fiction.
So, you’ve finished writing your book and can’t figure out where to put that extra bit of necessary information? This article will explain the prologue and help you determine whether you should use one.
When assembling a query package, the synopsis is the lynchpin. However, the task of writing one can be quite overwhelming. Our editors ease this process by outlining how to write a synopsis.
If you've clicked on the link to this podcast, chances are you're one of the many authors who have suffered-or is currently suffering-from writer's block. As the fabled nemesis of authors, writer's block is perhaps the most frustrating thing about being an author. But have no fear, in this podcast we've listed ten ways you can shake off writer’s block and get back to writing.
If you're wondering how to get published, assembling a query package is the first step. Your query package should include a synopsis, which is the lynchpin. However, the task of writing a synopsis can be quite overwhelming. In this podcast, we outline how to write a synopsis.
Publishing your first book is daunting; the process can be complicated, and many publishers enforce different practices and requirements. To help you navigate the publishing process, here is one publisher's procedure and recommendations for getting your book published.