Here are some simple tips to help you prepare to autograph your books. Decide where to sign. I like to sign my books on the title page, which is where most books are autographed, though you can also sign the inside cover. In some cases, you may want to sign the front cover, though this is rare and would probably only be appropriate for a coffee table book or something that will be on display.
Narrative nonfiction can focus on several or many. When the book is mostly about you, it’s an autobiography. When the book is about bigger things than yourself, than it’s narrative nonfiction. Know, however, that the term “narrative nonfiction” is typically used to describe books that are NOT about the author.
Learn about literary nonfiction, a type of prose that employs the literary techniques usually associated with fiction to report real-world things. Learn about literary nonfiction, a type of prose that employs the literary techniques usually associated with fiction to report real-world things.
What is Creative Nonfiction? The banner of the magazine I’m proud to have founded and I continue to edit, Creative Nonﬁction, deﬁnes the genre simply, succinctly, and accurately as “true stories well told.” And that, in essence, is what creative nonﬁction is all about.
A cult book may be hard to define but one thing is for sure: you know a cult book when you see one. Cult books are somehow, intangibly, different from simple bestsellers – though many of them are that. And people have passionate feelings on both sides: Our critics present a selection of the most notable cult writing from the past two centuries. Some is classic. Some is catastrophic. All of it had the power to inspire . . .