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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Book Proposals & Query Letters by Coleen O'Shea, Marilyn Allen

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Let Me Introduce Myself …

Think of the About the Author section as a formal, factual introduction to you. When we say “formal,” what we really mean is that it should sound as though it has been written by a third party, such as a book reviewer or movie critic.
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The About the Author section is a brief, to-the-point introduction to you. It should be tightly focused on your qualifications for writing the book you are proposing, with any irrelevant information omitted.
One of the mistakes first-time authors often make is to write their About the Author section in the first person. This section is almost always written in the third ...

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