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How to write a short author bio

You're a writer. You should be able to write a decent paragraph. And yet when it comes to writing an author biography about yourself, you freeze up. How can the answer be improved? Write an extended bio for your website, proposals, interview sheets and media kits; a medium length bio for queries, guest spots on other websites and shorter marketing material; and a brief bio as a byline or for limited character social media websites.

Learn to write an attractive author bio by following the six rules of author biographies and our breaks down of two professional sample bios. Writing your author bio can be a daunting task, but a wellcrafted bio can help readers learn more about what makes you and your books so interesting.

You should regularly maintain your bio on places like your BookBub Author Profile so fans and potential readers seeking you out can learn more about you and why they should pick up your