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Author Photos

Every Woman's Nightmare: The Photo Shoot

Holly Robinson | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women
Holly Robinson

I am not getting wrinkles. I'm gaining character in my face. Those laugh lines were meant to be there. So were the furrows between my eyebrows.

The Relevance of a Professional Author Photo

Heather Hummel | Posted 02.25.2014 | Books
Heather Hummel

Since these images are not only long lasting on books, but are also shared on social media outlets, isn't it worth making sure they're great?

13 Vintage Photos Of Famous Authors Writing

Posted 06.03.2013 | Books

Who knew that so many famous authors were photographed while perfecting their craft? Real or staged, we find these photos of our favorite authors p...

Avoiding Double Chins & Other Advice on Launching a Book

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 11.30.2012 | Books
Randy Susan Meyers

We saw that while there were tons of great books on publicity, marketing, 'how to's' on everything from getting an agent to publishing without one, there was a missing piece: what to do when you actually catch the gold ring of a publishing contract?

Bad Author Photos

Flavor Wire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Excellent authors avoid writing cliches. The problem is that some of these very authors do not apply the same level of vigilance when it comes to taki...

The Author Photo: Where's My Body Double When I Need Her?

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Holly Robinson

How much does an author photo really count when it comes to selling the book? Books might not sell better with a gorgeous author, but it couldn't hurt.